loners

by rantywoman

Loneliness is staking its claim on American prime time.

A horde of loners illustrate the omnipresent theme: Anyone groping for meaning in life, and turning to TV entertainment for clues, will find a dose of existential angst staring back.

Several of today’s best TV dramas display modern Americans as unable to connect, even to those closest to them. The subtext is that we are all inexorably isolated, from ourselves and others.

Read more: Alone together in prime time: TV dramas depict existential angst of loneliness, disconnection – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/ci_19730856#ixzz2l9Kj0aoq
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