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Every Good Show Needs a Good Stand-alone Episode

In different ways, High Fidelity and Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet show how taking a break from the main characters can make a series stronger.
the industry

They Felt Like Hollywood Outsiders. Then They Got a Netflix Show.

How two first-generation artists made Gentefied, a bilingual love letter to their families, their culture, and East L.A.
a long talk

How Zoë Kravitz and Nick Hornby Became High Fidelity Playlist Buddies

The star of the Hulu series loved the novel that inspired it, so she reached out for the author’s blessing — and wound up with a collaborator.
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  7. close reads
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