Issue #190: Jason Sudeikis is my mortal enemy

This week, I wrote about Ted Lasso (2020). It’s a TV show on Apple’s proprietary streaming service that people like a lot. I also like it a lot. I think it’s an entertaining, engaging, very funny show. I also think that many of the widely-circulating interpretations of the show are absurd. Even worse are claims that this show has some redeeming social value. I do not believe it does. But, you know, you’ll rarely find me telling you that something popular is a net benefit for society. And I feel committed to being critical of the things I like, especially the ones I like a lot. After all, I spend a lot of time thinking about them.

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