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The Dead Do Not Improve by Jay Caspian Kang
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May 17, 2012

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Hipster noir.

At its best, Kang has some amusing observations about gentrification, social media, taking dark humor too far, and Korean-American racial identity. Most of the time, though, it just feels like an episode of "Bored to Death" without any of the jokes.

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