2. You repeat yourself. Like, A LOT.
Life is mostly filled with a struggle with the self: self-loathing, self-involvement, self-discovery. Skins gives credence to this. It sees life as it is.
5. Scrolling down so, so far to reach your year of birth when filling out forms online.
It’s a non-aggressive word: “cuddling.” But make no mistake. It can be as much of an art as the act of sex itself, whether you are Little or Big Spoon.
It’s hard for me to believe that in another era, people might have read books to relax. Now, to relax, I need — or at least I tell myself I need — to watch the least mentally challenging, least difficult, least gritty, least substantive television program available.
In keeping with the psychoanalytic turn the show has taken in its two most recent seasons, it should not be forgotten that, largely, this is an episode about fathers.
Don Draper’s journey connects more to mine that a typical straight white male’s and it’s about time that in his own words, we “change the conversation.”
My new television comes with Twitter. I have no idea why.
What Don Draper realizes at the end of season six is what thousands of Milts have realized before him: your choices are yours and yours alone.
“Here. Eat this gluten-free cracker.”