Russian Doll and the Rise of Introspective Comedy

I’ve recently finished watching Russian Doll and it was a brilliantly executed romp that showed both the perfect format for modern Netflix comedies (4 hours split into eight 25 minute episodes really flows well) but also did what a lot of modern comedies do — it hit you right in the feels with the power of an emotional Tsar bomb dropped straight on the emotional center of your brain.