Mas­ter of None star and cre­ator aziz an­sari has made the per­fect show about the minu­tiae of awk­ward­ness.

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co­hort who are strug­gling to be au­then­tic but on-trend, em­pathic but cool; are nav­i­gat­ing a world where they have to ask per­mis­sion to kiss but ex­pect to hook up; are try­ing to fig­ure out who they are while pro­cess­ing bil­lions of bytes of in­for­ma­tion; and who fear awk­ward­ness above all else.

An­sari is also first-gen­er­a­tion Amer­i­can, which adds a new dilemma, proudly brown ver­sus colour-blind. He sums up an en­tire world view in, say, the search for the per­fect taco (“What am I sup­posed to do now?” he sput­ters to the taco truck driver, whose wares are sold out. “Buy the sec­ond-best ta­cos, like an id­iot?”). It’s the per­fect 21stcen­tury show.

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