Entertainment Media *Poof* Made Covid Go Away
In the 2020–21 season, a few network television programs made a mostly lame attempt to depict Covid. Later in 2021, most stopped but some added a disclaimer. In 2022, they’re going full what is Covid never heard of it. In ignoring Covid, they stopped telling our stories.
THIS IS (USED TO BE) US.
They tried. A few masks, a few comments: I had 42 negative tests before I came to see you, my aging mother… and my aging step father (we never liked you anyway). This Is Us had the advantage of depicting past, present and future and…