Doomsday? Here we snow again. Of course, with piles of snow lining the streets already, there is no place to even put this snow. Oh, well. Nothing to do but join the masses at the grocery stores, help them strip the shelves and then settle in for some binge-watching.
The term “binge-watching” exploded in 2013. According to Wikipedia: Binge-watching, also called binge-viewing, is the practice of watching television for longer time spans than usual, usually of a single television show. Binge-watching as an observed cultural phenomenon has become popular with the rise of online media services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime with which the viewer can watch television shows and movies on-demand
With ‘doomsday’ snow in the forecast, we’ll be binge-watching for sure. But what to choose?
Since this has become such a popular phenomenon, it has gotten much attention on the internet.
Newsday recently made a list of the 45 best shows to binge watch.
Huffington Post supplies 8 Binge-worthy TV Shows You’ve (Probably) Never Heard of to Get You Through the Blizzard. (this list includes Absolutely Fabulous. One of my all time favorite guilty pleasures. 🙂 )
The New York Post offers Your definitive guide to binge-watching TV
I just noticed that Amazon Prime Instant Video is offering the entire first season of “The Americans”. I heard that this series is worth watching, so that is my personal binge watching plan.
That is …as long as the power stays on. 😯
Do you have any favorites to share? Have you binge-watched? All suggestions welcome!!!