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Notebook: Confessions of an 'Arrested' pessimist

By Elliot Alpern, Senior Arts Editor
Published February 15, 2013

Except, really, the fifth stage usually turns out to be a fallacy. The acceptance is typically temporary and, then, after a few months:

“Hey, you should try watching ‘Arrested Development’ again! I bet you’ll like it if you give it another shot.”

Maybe, and maybe one day, we won’t go through the five stages again. But, for now, I’m going to try and stay publicly mum on the issue. That, and tell my girlfriend that I scrapped this article in favor of an “Archer” tribute piece.