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Friday, 12 March 2021

'How To with John Wilson' helped me cope with the pandemic anniversary

'How To with John Wilson' helped me cope with the pandemic anniversary

I've gotten pretty tired of How To guides for coping with the pandemic and its various fallouts. I know they come from good intentions, and hey, I've written plenty myself. But a year in, I'm done pretending there's much of anything the individual can do to pull themselves up by their proverbial COVID bootstraps (if you will) and just be OK right now.

It's why the nonsensicalness of How To with John Wilson, an HBO comedic docuseries released back in October, is the only kind of problem-solving guide I can stomach during this senseless one-year pandemic anniversary month. 

Executive produced by Nathan Fielder, it shares a lot of the Nathan For You creator's normcore-style awkward relatability, finding not only humor but philosophical meaning in the little bizarre moments of mundane life. Each of the six How To episodes is like a Russian doll of perspectives, starting off with a very specific and concrete problem â€" like "How to Improve Your Memory" â€" that then progressively broadens out beyond recognition with every passing minute.  Read more...

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