You don’t owe Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or any other company your subscription, time, or attention. There’s no cultural mandate anymore that you “have” to watch anything- if there ever was.
We have an unwarranted tendency to automatically trust whoever’s leading the narrative on the pages we’re turning or at the epicenter of the drama unfolding.
A tip on watching the Oscars: go into it the same way you would an episode of MST3K
Wherein I discuss my immigrant background and my writing voice.