It is fashionable to complain about the overabundance of series, as they also say that too many books are published. Perhaps these overwhelmed people yearn for the times of the UHF and VHF, and would like a single book to be published (theirs, because many of those who complain are writers), but I do not understand overabundance as a tragedy. It would be like crying because the fridge was full and it was hard for me to choose what to have for dinner. A couple crushed on the sofa going up and down the catalog of a platform without deciding on any series is the contemporary metaphor of tedium and existential emptiness. Those who feel this way should remember that boredom and emptiness are carried inside, and that neither the series nor the books are to blame for you being an indecisive idiot.
There is a pernicious effect of overabundance that should be recognized: hyperproduction encourages the clonic. When something succeeds, a thousand copies come out, and it is increasingly difficult to find original sparks. Too many things seem already seen. But, again, you just have to sharpen your aim, because clonic abundance also hides treasures that, in times of scarcity, would be unthinkable.
For example: in the days of the networkswhen there was only one important series per network and season, a wonder like this would be inconceivable Only murders in the building, which has just released its second season on Disney+. This genius is inspired by the modern hyper-excited delirium and is an inexhaustible repertoire of meta-television and nods to contemporary obsessions, with failure and the hysterical fame of social networks as background music. I haven’t seen even 3% of the series on the bill (there are about 5,000, mind you, it takes several lives), but I risk the prestige I don’t have that you won’t find anything more fun, intelligent, thug and original anywhere.
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