• Original Content podcast: Netflix's ‘Insatiable' is even worse than you've heard

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    “Insatiable,” the Netflix comedy about an overweight high school girl who suddenly becomes slim and beautiful thanks to having her jaw wired shut for a summer, has been drawing controversy ever since its first trailer went online .
    The reviews for the show were almost uniformly negative , yet they didn't quite prepare me for the terribleness of the initial episodes, which alternate between feeble attempts to mine humor from hot-button issues like sexual assault and suicide, and even feebler attempts to treat those issues seriously.
    To help me figure out just what makes this show so bad, I...
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