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Jumping In

Time August 3rd, 2016 in 2016 Fall, Chile, LGBTQ Correspondents | No Comments by

Imagine watching your favorite movie on TV. You’ve seen it a million times. Not every line is familiar, and you still notice new details every time you watch it, but you know the plot and the characters inside and out. Suddenly, someone comes into the room and starts flicking through channels on the TV, settling on some for a few seconds, others for a few minutes, and others still for entire episodes of unfamiliar series. Some programs are easier for you to understand; you easily pick up which are cooking shows and recognize certain cartoons instantly. However, the channels keep changing, and even when you figure out a show well enough to follow along, you still lack the background information that can only come from being invested for multiple seasons, story arcs, and characters. Read More »