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I don't know when Part 2 of this article will be published. Maybe I won't even feel the need to write a Part 2. The title is an acknowledgement of the reactions Louie has provoked this year and one way in which I think it has provoked them.   Bottom line: I wonder if the show's creator and star Louis C.K. is aware of how Twitter and Facebook and recap culture have changed the way we watch TV, particularly by putting social pressure on viewers to have a loud and definite opinion on an episode right now. I wonder if he's airing the episodes in an order that encourages everyone to jump to conclusions that they'll have to retract, qualify, or amend later. I don't think this is the only thing he's doing, mind you — but it's not hard to imagine that it's at least a part of it. I'm not »


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