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The sweet and sober charm of ‘Derek’

By Dylan Lemert Columnist    A man of diverse talent, Ricky Gervais is generally known for his outspoken nature and scathing brand of satire. The 52-year-old Brit is perhaps most famous for his portrayal of David Brent, the egotistically juvenile manager of Hernham Hogg paper company in the much-acclaimed U.K. version of “The Office.” Watching

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Why I’m not watching TV for a month

By Dylan Lemert Columnist Let me begin with some backstory. I was raised on the merits of moderation. My parents were good about administering time and content limits on what I watched as a kid, limits I now realize I’m probably thankful for as an adult. Those limits taught me that TV wasn’t everything, that

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