Welp, ‘Selfie’ is here

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The internet has brought us many wonderful things: near-instantaneous communication across the globe, access to vast troves of knowledge, humorous videos of famous people dousing themselves with ice water. Unfortunately, the time has come for us to pay for all these gifts. Today the first episode of Selfie was been released for free online.

The series, which inexplicably stars Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) and John Cho (Harold and Kumar), describes itself as a loose adaptation of My Fair Lady. (That’s the one where the guy fixes up the uncivilized girl). Gillan plays Eliza Dooley, an insecure woman soothing her ego with thousands of “insta-acquaintances” and other weird, social-media-oriented concepts that have not once been voiced by a…

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