Chapter XVI: The best of all natives

Yes, she gets two chapters named after her. She is That Good.

This chapter is peculiarly alien in culture, and at the same time I feel closer to John than ever before. Continue reading “Chapter XVI: The best of all natives”


‘Friends’, with benefits

Out of the ashes of ‘Friends’ rose a new comedy drama about a group of young adults hanging out in Manhattan.

Actually, from the ashes of ‘Friends’ rose a completely unwatchable travesty (‘Joey’) which even I, the die-hardest of die-hard ‘Friends’ lovers, couldn’t bear to watch. Until I started writing this and went to look up the source, I was fully convinced that ‘How I Met Your Mother’ came from the same writing and production team. I can find absolutely no evidence of this online, not nowhere. Apparently it is a completely separate and original show of its very own.



(I will probably do spoilers, at least in terms of overall structure and feel. I will try to be a bit vague)

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