Advent Day 3: I’m Sorry

As much as I have an appreciation for the future vision of the dark fiction masters who write dystopian tales, I’ve come to appreciate comedy more and more in recent years. I’m Sorry is a show that is so wrong, but funny, and like the best comedy it touches on very provocative issues in a way that resonates. There’s nothing quite like having your young child appear in blackface at a party with other adults or discovering that so-and-so’s mom from preschool used to be a porn star. And Andrea has absolutely no control over her mouth. The secret ingredient in this show, though? Jason Mantzoukis. Oh lord, he’s one of these guys who makes every scene he’s in better. Thanks to Jeff VanderMeer for the recommendation.



Advent Days 6, 5 & 4: The Bleak Worlds: The Man in the High Castle, The Leftovers & The Handmaid’s Tale

Advent Day 7: Trail of Lightning

Advent Days 10, 9 & 8: Horror (It Comes at Night, Heredity, It & bonus, Castle Rock)

Advent Day 11: Barry

Advent Day 12: Salt

Advent Day 13: Blackkklansman

Advent Day 14: Dark

Advent Day 15: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Advent Day 16: Terror is our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horror

Advent Day 17: Freeze-Frame Revolution

Advent Day 18: Haunting of Hill House

Advent Day 19: Wind River

Advent Day 20: Letterkenny

Advent Day 21: Black Mirror

Advent Day 22: The Oddling Prince

Advent Day 23: The Americans

Advent Day 24: Fight Fascism

Advent Day 25: Bodyguard

Advent Day 26: Baskets

Advent Day 27: Literature