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The real-life reality show that jumped the shark

Made for Love crackles and satisfies by all its own weird rules

Merritt Tierce | NYT 

In 1989, if you didn’t know where your girlfriend was, chances are you had to just go find her, with something analog like your legs. Fast-forward through a dozen improvements on fast-forwarding technology into the future present, barely a generation later: It’s 2019 and 30-something Hazel, the protagonist of Alissa Nutting’s (pictured) smart, rivetting novel Made for Love, has a chip in her brain. Hazel’s husband, Byron Gogol — a tech impresario/overlord who mashes up Bill Gates’s pioneering genius, Steve Jobs’s visionary particularity and ...

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First Published: Fri, September 01 2017. 22:57 IST