There is a surprising trend I have noticed on the internet as of late. A very odd one at that. With the rise of the ‘Netflix Original Series’ with such television shows as Orange is the New Black, Hemlock Grove, House of Cards, and so forth there has been a wave of critics who have been very harsh to the series, citing that these are not meant to be television shows and are catered to people who are going to ‘binge watch’ a series instead of watch them once a week and so forth. The more that I see these people complaining, the more and more confused I become. I still do not understand why this is a problem. I mean other than being a couch potato in front of your computer or television screen for the better part of fourteen hours which can do no favors to your health, the concept of binge watching a season is not that bad or horrific of a concept that people are making it out to be. So we find ourselves on this topic today. I’m playing the devil’s advocate here and say that this new sensation of binge watching isn’t a bad thing, but it is the future of television watching in the future.
Once again I would like to preface this with the statement that this is my own list. If you disagree with it, that is cool. I love a good debate so please add it in the comments. Other than that, let’s get started with the list. Continue reading “Top 4 Reasons Why Binge Watching on Netflix is a Good Thing”