NBC’s THE GOOD PLACE INITIALLY SETS ITSELF APART from the network sitcom lineup with a conceptually adventurous premise. Though it maintains the signature heart of Michael Schur’s other shows (The Office, Parks and Recreation), The Good Place moves the situations that spark comedy from the workplace to the afterlife and our lead characters are either dead or other worldly beings.
ON OCTOBER 25TH we were one month out. We would soon be celebrating the election of Hillary Clinton—childhood hero of Rory Gilmore—and watching Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, filling our hearts with the limited victories of progressivism while our eyes went bloodshot from binging.
I STARTED WATCHINGMad Men in March 2017 because I wanted to learn how to become a better person. I thought Don’s journey would educate me on the repercussions of lying and subtle manipulations. He knew his weaknesses, and for the most part, he chose to ignore them.