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Deserted-Island Living: The Shows that Made Us Wish We Were Lost

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We all have fantasies of finding ourselves stranded on a desert island, forced to live off coconuts and pineapples, and create shelter out of palm leaves and discarded bamboo sticks. Just me? OK, fine. But you have to admit that the solitude and the excitement of tropical survival sounds a little romantic in this media-saturated, loud and crowded world we live in. Which is probably why so many television shows tackle the idea of what it would be like to be stuck on a deserted island. Some, like Arrow, show the brutal realities of how much it would suck, while others take a lighter tone. But regardless of your preference, these shows usually address some similar issues: how do you…

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Bingeworthy endless summer: 4 can’t-miss shows

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We’re in that awkward stage between summer and spring, where some days have you reaching for your shorts and others for a leather jacket. But still, after a winter of subzero temperatures, bathing suits and barbecues are finally within our grasp. For those of you who can’t wait a few weeks for that perfect beach weather, just remember, there’s always TV. So many television shows follow the arcs of the seasons, letting us see our favorite characters in winter coats and spring dresses. But then there are those rare shows that recognize the undeniable truth: summer is the best season around. Why bother with any others? For your bingeworthy pleasure, here are three shows (and one book!) where summer is…

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