Thomas Barrie

freelance writer formerly with GQ and Vanity Fair

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Looking for a new show to binge this January? Consider “The Last of Us,” “Poker Face,” “Shrinking,” and more.

‘The Last of Us’: Can video game adaptation succeed on TV?

Looking for a new show to binge this January? Consider “The Last of Us,” “Poker Face,” “Shrinking,” and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The COVID lockdowns had people binge-watching old classic TV shows, and whet appetites for foreign shows from Europe, Asia, and Canada.

Foreign TV shows to watch after ‘Squid Game’ include ‘Cowboy Bebop’ with John Cho, ‘Narcos: Mexico’

The COVID lockdowns had people binge-watching old classic TV shows, and whet appetites for foreign shows from Europe, Asia, and Canada.

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