Bling Empire: more fools gold than a diamond in the rough

Three young people stand in front of a sports car. The backdrop is an LA sunset. They are rich, young, and hot.
Bling Empire — Image from Netflix

During the last global pandemic, I feel pretty confident in saying that the world didn’t turn to Netflix for binge watching comfort, not least because the internet hadn’t been invented yet.

So it’s hard to measure our coping mechanisms against any historical baseline. What I’m trying to say is there’s literally no way of knowing if re-watching all 7 seasons of…