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Jake Pitre

Jake Pitre is a writer and academic who will begin his his doctoral work at Concordia University this fall. He has been published in the Globe and Mail, Lapham’s Quarterly, Pitchfork, and the journal Transformative Works and Cultures.

A child in front of an ominous Netflix television screen.

A Critical Theory of Binge Watching

We didn't know we loved to binge until Netflix made it irresistible. To understand the new model, we should look back to Theodor Adorno.