2018 in Review: Top 10 TV Episodes

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To kick off my 2018 in Review, I wanted to go over my ten favorite episodes of television to air last year, ranging from prestige dramas to experimental comedies to good old-fashioned sitcoms. But first, ten honorable mentions, arranged alphabetically:

“Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going”

“Purple Rain”

BoJack Horseman
“Free Churro”

The Deuce
“We’re All Beasts”


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
“We’re Going to the Catskills!”

Saturday Night Live
“John Mulaney / Jack White”

South Park
“Tegridy Farms”

“Lone Star”

“Akane no Mai”

Without further ado, here are my ten favorite episodes of television from 2018, starting on the next page.

The Editorial That Never Was: Graham-Cassidy

As editorial editor for The New Paltz Oracle, I have to come up with weekly pieces taking a stance on one issue or another. I’d planned and written an editorial discussing the many problems with the Graham-Cassidy legislation, but when Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy decided not to take it to a vote earlier this week, I was forced to scrap the editorial and write something else. Not one to waste a perfectly good piece of writing, I present to you now an editorial that didn’t get a chance to see the light, simply because the GOP couldn’t wait another day or two to decide their bill was a hot mess.

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