Box set binges are a damaging addiction

Look at your Facebook profile. I’ll bet good money you have at least one friend who has recently mentioned a box set binge.

It probably takes the form of a subtle boast about watching an entire television series in a remarkably short amount of time. You know the kind of thing: ‘OMG. Weekend gone. Just watched the ENTIRETY of Breaking Bad in three quarters of an hour’. The tone of it suggests that a marathon session in front of the box is some kind of achievement, something to be celebrated. 'Look at me guys. I am dedicated to consuming popular culture,' it screams between the lines.

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