Fighting Sorrow

Posted March 27, 2019 12:18 am by Mrs McLean

Fighting Sorrow

Well, I should have known better. A week or so ago, Benedict Ambrose suggested that we watch a BBC comedy called “Fleabag.” He didn’t suggest I watch the first season, and when I viewed it on my own, late at night, I understood why. The nameless heroine–referred to by all as Fleabag–has a lot of sex. She’s a species of English Carrie Bradshaw–only heartbreakingly sad. Sex is her way of fighting sorrow, and she’s as compulsive as an internet addict.But Season 2 isn’t sex-drenched, and even Season 1 was enormously clever and well-acted. Viewers were introduced to a kindly but

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