TV Like: Friday Night Lights.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 27, 2010
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The NY Times puts it well: Friday Night Lights is a quality TV series about football, Texas and high school for people who didn’t know they cared about football, Texas or high school. I watched a few seasons via Netflix recently as down time before bed, and was hooked.

Highlight of the show, perhaps, is the relationship between the husband (the coach) and the wife (the counselor, then principal, then…). It’s rare enough to see an adult couple in love in real life—let alone in the movies or TV, when love stories end just after they begin, with a “and they lived happily ever after” happy ending.

Not so in Friday Night Lights, where the couple is the hub of the show—their love, their bickering, their conversations and naggings are a rare, healthy example of how to be in a mature, loving, fun yet serious relationship.

And if that don’t do it for you, ladies (and somma you gents), Taylor Kitsch is as charismatic as he is, well…


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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