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How We Went From Television's Golden Age to 'Peak TV' Blues

Tue Sep 15 05:04:26 EDT 2015 | Rolling Stone
TV has always held a crucial place in the American soul: It's our favorite thing to lie about. America still loves to lie about television — hell, that's the national pastime — but these days the lie has flipped. Remember when everybody used to claim we watched less TV than we really did? Kiss that era goodbye. For the first time in history, America is lying to cover up our desperate shame at not watching enough of it. Because there's too damn much. Too much good stuff. Too much great stuff. Wel..

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