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But if 200-year-old Ichabod Crane can adapt to a world in which white men aren’t the only people whose lives matter, presumably TV can too.

– Mary McManara ‘Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity‘ LA Times

The second season of the dark and dastardly inner-Beltway drama “House of Cards” dropped at 12:01 a.m. on Valentine’s Day. If Netflix knows as much about its subscribers as we think they do, this pretty much proves what we’ve long suspected: Binge-watching has become the new sex.

Actually it makes some narrative sense. Despite its byzantine plots of power and politics, “House of Cards” is, essentially, a love story.

– Mary McManara ‘Review: ‘House of Cards’ plays new hand with brutal, clear resolve‘ LA Times

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