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Kindley, Evan. "The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: TV's Dystopia Boom." The Nation 12 March 2018: 44-45.
Good essay by an academic (a teacher at Claremont McKenna College), significant for appearing as part of the coverage of culture in the oldest continuing magazine in the US, and an eminently respectable venue specializing in politics from the Left.
"Stretching the criteria a bit," Kindley mentions the "the long-running zombie odyssey The Walking Dead and its spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead (using a fairly recent idea of "zombie," with some literally ghoulish behaviors); and gives a nod to the "dystopian elements" in situation comedies such as The Good Place and The Last Man on Earth. The shows directly considered are [[Westworld (TV series)]
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