By Adding Chelsea Handler, Netflix Disrupts Itself (And TV) Once Again

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“From the beginning, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos has been abundantly clear that what Netflix values most is a piece of content’s ability to continue attracting eyeballs long after its premiere. That’s why there isn’t a single episode in its vault of original and library content that isn’t at least semi-serialized storytelling.”

The Slippery Slope Of Performing Childhood On Stage

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“Beyond the cliches what you see most often in adults-as-children on stage is a kind of over-staged child – not so much a person as a sign, a symbol, some ‘thing’ that wants to mean ‘something’ (innocence, cruelty or whatever you like), a figure whose every action is legible, there to be read.”