For me to juggle a tv show at this stage of my life is….
Well, let’s just say that it just better be really really darn captivating
Sometimes an escape is nice, we all need to escape the “ harsh “ realities of our lives.
But I don’t like escape. Not when it involves me getting out of touch of my own reality and then returning to it the same way I left it.
To some it can be refreshing. Gives you the space, time and clarity to return to a daunting task or life with a pair of fresh eyes and self.
To others it takes them away from their reality for a glimpse, just to have them return worse than they were because they deviated away from their reality and now they’ve been dug deeper because instead of working on getting out, they were elsewhere. The return to the hole now seems a little foreign. And the act of digging seems a little foreign too, and peculiar. I fall under this category
If I were to escape, it’s only because I want to come back stronger, clearer and hungrier.
The best escapes for me are those that make me a better person as a whole.
Exercise, writing, creating , eating of course and resting. But anything done mindlessly really makes me feel worse about myself, my state and not a very good human being.
I always try and choose wisely. I fail a lot of the times but the will is ALWAYS there. That’s what matters. Is my trying and trying until I make it. Which is till death 💀
One of my current escapes is the tv show “Billions”
I eagerly wait the next episode for 7 days after each episode and boy am I glad that the whole season isn’t released at once. I sure do love the suspense, the cliff hangers and appreciate that this may one day be gone given our binge generation.
I’ve been watching it since season 1 and every year ( so far seasons 3 ) it just keeps getting better, smarter, faster and deeper. After I’m done with an episode I feel sharper, inspired and ready to do what it takes.
In short, here’s what it’s about
Wealth, influence and corruption collide in this drama set in New York. Shrewd U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is embroiled in a high-stakes game of predator vs. prey with Bobby Axelrod, an ambitious hedge-fund king. To date, Rhoades has never lost an insider trading case — he’s 81-0 — but when criminal evidence turns up against Axelrod, he proceeds cautiously in building the case against Axelrod, who employs Rhoades’ wife, psychiatrist Wendy, as a performance coach for his company. Wendy, who has been in her position longer than Chuck has been in his, refuses to give up her career for her husband’s legal crusade against Axelrod. Both men use their intelligence, power and influence to outmaneuver the other in this battle over billions.
Just a summary 👆🏻
But so much drama, passion, greed, ego, smart dialogue, great performances and beautiful cinematography.
A must see. An escape to a possibly better you.
Over and out
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