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Dear TV Shows: Why I’m Breaking Up with You

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I’m a big fan of television, which is why I’m always raving about the new shows I’ve fallen in love with. From Netflix’s Sense8 to ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, I’m willing to give pretty much anything a shot. And once I’ve fallen for a show, I’m loyal to a fault, watching for years and years, and trusting that the creators are going to consistently deliver an awesome product. Even when they don’t, I tend to stick around, hoping and praying the magic will come back (hello, Nashville). But sometimes there are shows that never seem to bounce back. Shows that get caught up in boring drama, irrational deaths and terrible writing, leaving almost nothing left to love or root for. That’s…

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The 10 coolest TV moms ever

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When I was a kid, my mom often complained about the shows my sisters and I watched. “The mom is always dead!” she’d say. And she wasn’t wrong. From Full House to Punky Brewster, the mom never seemed to be in the picture when it came to television. But while mothers might have been missing from a lot of ‘80s and ‘90s sitcoms, it doesn’t mean they aren’t a part of our cultural landscape. So in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday (and my own mom!), here are 10 of the coolest moms on TV: 1. Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls You can’t have a cool-mom list without including Lorelai; her relationship with her daughter Rory is envied by mothers everywhere.…

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