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Axios email thingie:
The literal chill of Netflix (“One of us usually ends up falling asleep”) is so great that some young couples call it the new birth control, The Wall Street Journal’s Shalini Ramachandran writes in an A-hed (subscription):
- “Demographers have lots of theories about why the U.S. fertility rate recently hit an all-time low, ranging from the aftereffects of the recession that followed the financial crisis to the broader use of long-term birth control.”
“It is hard to ignore, anecdotally at least, the impact of streaming entertainment.”
- “A 2017 paper in ‘Archives of Sexual Behavior,’ which revealed that Americans were having less sex, on average, than they did three decades ago, offered streaming video as one possible culprit.”
Man, I’m so old I remember OK, but dinner and a movie first.