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Netflix's Selling Sunset: no genre loves burning fossil fuel more than reality TV All art dates eventually. We know that - and then the stuff that’s any good does come back into fashion (eventually). Check out drama’s from the 1930’s, and notice your wince as the protagonists light up, delivering lines between flamboyant puffing and ashing - and yes, I know they still smoke occasionally in modern movies but isn’t that usually to make some kind of statement? Recently, with the Apple TV series coming out, I re-read Asimov’s classic Foundation trilogy and had a pious chuckle over the line … “all the scientists and their wives were relocated to Terminus …” And so on - you know what I mean. Until we get all the way down to blackface, surely the cringiest and stinkiest outdated movie phenom of them all. Of course, it’s not that Asimov meant to be misogynistic, or Al Jolson racist (in...