I love High Maintenance
. And not just because Ben Sinclair, the star and half the creative team behind the Vimeo web-series
turned HBO pot comedy, was the first person I met at a campus party in college. (Standing in line for Jell-O shots with a guy who looks like an 18-year-old John Malkovich, reciting the opening lines of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
...it's the kind of memory that sticks with a person.) It's as much about how well Sinclair and his wife/co-creator Katja Blichfeld, managed to create a world that keeps expanding outward, like the tendrils of a certain leafy green supplied by the show's protagonist (a weed delivery guy, appropriately named "Guy.") Over the course of its six seasons on Vimeo, a seemingly disparate series of interactions evolved into a meta-narrative of inter-connectivity between its subjects, who at first were only tied together by their dealer.