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The 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2019

In 2019 "indie rock" felt more like a guitar-led free for all with artists drawing from an ever-widening musical well. These are our top 10 picks for the year.

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​Existential Musings and Indigenous Wisdom in Amazon's 'Undone'

Amazon's eight-episode animation, Undone is a poignant reflection on grief, loss, mental illness, and heritage.

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HBO Teen Drama 'Euphoria' Has More Lows than Highs

As Showtime's brutally honest Nurse Jackie showed, there is nothing glamorous about addiction. It is a harrowing experience, and HBO's Euphoria, season one, fails to capture that.

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Lisa Hanawalt's 'Tuca & Bertie' Explores Female Friendships with Raunchy Humor and Compassion

Tuca & Bertie is decidedly female-centric and bold, featuring -- among other things -- a plethora of boobs: boobs on pastries, on plants, and boobs shaking on buildings.

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The Willful Child in HBO's 'My Brilliant Friend'

HBO's My Brilliant Friend feels almost radical for its raw and un-romanticized depiction of female friendship and resistance in all its emotional complexities.

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Hulu's 'Ramy' Offers a Refreshing Angle on the Coming-of-Age Dramedy

Ramy's representation of the Muslim-American experience, the first-generation immigrant experience, and the bilingual experience, is a necessary and welcome addition to the millennial dramedy genre.

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'Narcos' and the Trap of Tropicalism

How the Netflix original series Narcos “otherizes" Colombia and Latin American through its single-story focus.

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