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“Twin Peaks with rappers.” That’s the delicious, bite-size logline Donald Glover used to describe his new show. It strikes me as one of those quotes Glover will wind up regretting someday, but for now it’s a legitimately brilliant teaser, one that speaks to Glover’s conceptual prowess and social media savvy. It fits into 140 characters with room to spare, and it takes the form of the classic “[Thing A] but with [Comically Incongruous Thing B]” tweet.
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