Stop Being a Hater and Learn to Love the O.C.: An Unauthorized Survival Guide for Living the Drama-filled Good Life in Orange County

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Chamberlain Bros., 2004 - Performing Arts - 151 pages
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Following the travails of a set of wealthy families in the harbor-front community of Orange County, California, The O.C. has become an instant success that goes beyond the Tiger Beat crowd. Audiences recognize and appreciate its witty dialogue and self-awareness, but trying to discuss the merits of a teen drama from the same network that aired Beverly Hills 90210 has left mature viewers blue in the face. Alan Sepinwall's Stop Being a Hater and Learn to Love The a support group of a solution, and a fun look at this television phenomenon for fans of all ages.

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Alan Sepinwall has been writing about television for close to twenty years. Formerly a TV critic for the "Newark Star-Ledger" (Tony Soprano's hometown paper), he currently writes the popular blog What's Alan Watching? on Sepinwall's episode-by-episode approach to reviewing his favorite TV shows, "changed the nature of television criticism," according to "Slate", which called him, "the acknowledged king of the form." Visit

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