'Lady Dynamite' Soars with Earnest, Surreal Comedy
I watched Lady Dynamite, Maria Bamford's new comedy series streaming on Netflix, in something that wasn't quite a binge. I looped through it, sliding forward through it in an echo of our lead's hypomania, then circling back to re-watch scenes, episodes or bits. Sometimes I was so delighted I needed to re-visit an offering (the visual gags are aces, the guest star list will blow your mind), and sometimes I was utterly confused at the surreal notes and structure breaks (wait, was that the pug talking, why yes, it was).
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