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“Armadillos In Their Trousers: The Tragic Special Snowflakes of This Is Spinal Tap” — Ali Arikan at RogerEbert.com travels the endless backstage of the mockumentary to show its tragic underbelly and the masking effect of ego over true public perception.
“Meet Walter Blanco” — Laura Bennett at The New Republic goes behind the scenes of the Colombian Breaking Bad in order to describe cultural differences and a soap operatic makeover.
“All the Pleasure. None of the Guilt.” — Adam Sternbergh at The New York Times Magazine is the latest to dismiss the concept of the “Guilty Pleasure.” He explains why he’s on board with the mantra: Like What You Like.