Sigmund Freud is often quoted saying, a century ago, that to live a good life we need to be able to love and work. These days, it seems, we must be able to love to work. We no longer want just respect, security, or money from our jobs. We want passion, fulfillment, and surprise too. We want, in a word, romance. But what do you do when the romance has cooled? Then make sure you mourn the former, and take the latter with you. And as you go, let your job teach you one last thing: to savor loss. You will need it again.
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Sign up for our thrice-weekly newsletter here. Set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic, the series mixes the police procedural, the gangland noir, the spy caper and the political thriller with unusual dexterity. A collaboration between the British writer Paula Milne and the German director Oliver Hirschbiegel, the show is a canny evocation of the Cold War tensions that led the citizens of East and West Berlin to constantly spy on one another. The harsh toll that the espionage takes on the spies themselves unspools amid picture-perfect art direction, while a story line about the human toll of an East German doping program targeting teenage athletes is more chilling still. Each season takes place in a different year, and the show, which brilliantly mixes melodrama and realism, follows a set of locals as they try to survive the German occupation by choosing collaboration or resistance — or, among the canniest of them, by choosing one and then the other. The answer is not always as obvious as one might hope.
As Love looks after an increasingly skittish Ellie, Joe tries to reconstruct the events of a trippy evening -- but finds the truth to be elusive. Joe wants to get away, but Forty insists they finish their script. As pressure mounts, Forty's excessive coping devices make for a harrowing night. Joe juggles problems with Paco and Beck and now must contend with a private investigator as well, but resolution is coming, one way or another. Revisit " Sister, Sister " and more '90s TV throwbacks that need a revival now. See our picks list.
You is an American psychological thriller television series developed by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble. The second season follows Joe as he moves to Los Angeles and falls in love with the equally psychopathic and obsessive heiress Love Quinn. The series premiered on Lifetime on September 9, , in the United States and streaming on Netflix internationally on December 26, The series attracted a limited audience on Lifetime before becoming more popular and a critical success for Netflix, with over 43 million viewers having streamed the first season after its debut on the streaming service. In December , it was announced that the series would move to Netflix as a Netflix Original title. The second season was released exclusively on Netflix on December 26, The first season follows the story of Joe Goldberg, a bookstore manager in New York, who upon meeting Guinevere Beck, an aspiring writer, becomes infatuated with her.