Cal Newport: Sorrow and Pleasure of No Screen

Find the whole article here but this is what stood out to me.

She ended up cancelling the Netflix subscription she previously relied on to escape from life.

It stood out because I’ve been thinking seriously about it for a while now. I guess I should talk to my wife about cutting the Netflix subscription for the summer? We’d still have over 200 movies via iTunes and our DVD collection to watch if we wanted to watch something.

I guess that’s a discussion for tomorrow1.


  1. I’d say tonight, but my wife works tonight from the time I get home until the kid’s bedtime. 

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