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HBO has a real stinker in the dreadfully unrelatable 'Here and Now'

HBO has a real stinker in the dreadfully unrelatable 'Here and Now'

Well, this sure as heck isn't us.

HBO's dysfunctional family drama "Here and Now" (premiering Sunday) is a dreadful misfire from "Six Feet Under" and "True Blood" creator Alan Ball, about a family with more first-world problems than it can possibly count. In four episodes made available for review, the show rummages through a mixed bag of inscrutable themes, one of which appears to be an indictment of the performative cultural correctness that sets people off nowadays.

Like a straight-faced sketch that fell off "Portlandia's" truck and is now damaged beyond repair, the far too self-important "Here and Now" centers on...

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