“Enlightened”: Nothing is missing

OK, I know I wrote about “Enlightened” recently, but I just have to talk about last night’s episode of the HBO show.

Pure and simple, I loved it.

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“Enlightened”: It’s 11/11/11, and I’m coming out

I may not have had an affair with my boss that blew up in my face, resulting in my being demoted and a very public meltdown, but I definitely can relate to Amy Jellicoe.

Amy (played by likable Laura Dern) is the heart of “Enlightened,” a thoughtful (and sometimes humorous) new HBO show which airs at 9:30 p.m. Mondays. (Media sources have dubbed it the “best show nobody’s watching,” and they say some very nice things about it.) Me, on the other hand – after catching up with the first three episodes On Demand – I’ve made it required viewing… at 9:30 p.m. Mondays. (Not sure how Nielsen-obsessed HBO is, but it can’t hurt, right?)

And in the spirit of “Enlightened” – it is 11/11/11, after all – I’ve chosen to come out as someone on a similar path of spiritual awareness and awakening.

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