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Overrated/Underrated: Netflix remains a comedy powerhouse with 'Lady Dynamite'

Overrated/Underrated: Netflix remains a comedy powerhouse with 'Lady Dynamite'

There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that is worth considering.

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The comedy chops of Netflix: Though Netflix often gets notice for all the bad it generates — a regularly misunderstood euphemism for a date, a troubling determination to further Adam Sandler's career — it deserves credit for carrying the flag for comedy in stand-up specials and off-beat programming despite the middling results earned by attempts at new iterations of...

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