Sparking Joy On Television

Television: ‘Tidying Up With Marie Kondo’
Marie Kondo in her new Netflix show, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” Photo © Netflix

Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying-Up,” published in English in 2014, captured the attention of U.S. cultural enthusiasts and skeptics alike; the ideas behind the book filtered into the collective consciousness even for those who hadn’t read it. Netflix’s new special, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” has revitalized this intrigue, quickly becoming a show people watch for not only the vicarious catharsis of watching others organize their homes, but for inspiration to do it themselves.

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