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Here’s an unexpected treat: Tressie McMillan Cottom live-tweeting Love is Blind.

Emily Temple

March 5, 2020, 1:42pm

Today feels like one of the bad days. But as your mother always told you, silver linings hang out in the strangest of places. The brilliant Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, whose most recent book Thick was shortlisted for the National Book Award in nonfiction, has been watching Love is Blind. And she’s been tweeting about it.

If you, like me, watched this bonkers, terrible, and (unfortunately) captivating show by yourself, you too may really need some discourse around it that your friends and family just cannot offer. This, for instance, is the best way I’ve ever seen to describe how watching this show feels:

Anyway, I hope she keeps watching, and keeps tweeting. Until then, follow along at your leisure.

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