Lauren Hoffman writes about television, Joe Biden and her feelings. Her work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Vulture, The Cut, The Nervous Breakdown, and The Washington Post. She lives in Seattle despite her passion for tanning and she has no cats.

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Recapping Reality Television at the End of the World

Escapist entertainment no longer exists—not in HBO limited series, professional football or reality TV.

On TV and Shame

Television might reflect our culture more accurately (or maybe just more literally) than any other art form.