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Here's the good news: There's a lot of high-quality streaming video available right now, with great scripts and A-list actors. The bad news? Maybe there's just too much content to choose from.

It can be frustrating when viewers try to figure out which service has what they want to watch — Netflix, Prime, Hulu? It's about to get worse, as more streaming services launch this year.

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Editior's note: This story contains a racial epithet.

Damon Young says he's spent much of his life waiting to be called by a name we won't repeat, even though it appears in his new memoir — What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker — a lot. His essays are pointed, ruminative, often barbed and funny reflections on how the fact of his skin color has posed particular lifelong challenges, questions, and anxieties.

Aidy Bryant may be too young to remember, but back in the 1980s, there were a lot of Brians. So we'll ask her three questions — about musician Brian Eno, director Brian De Palma and Brian Johnson of AC/DC — and see how she does.

Bryant got her start doing sketch comedy at The Second City and iO in Chicago, and then headed to New York for Saturday Night Live. She now stars in the Hulu comedy Shrill.

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