Nashville: The Not-So-Obvious Lessons

From Uncool Opry Moments to Doctors Without Scruples

Funerals are sad and songwriting is hard and ear infections aren’t fatal and Adderall comes easy to celebrities.

That much, I knew. Everything else that happened on Wednesday night’s (Oct. 14) Nashville was kind of news to me, though.

Like how spontaneous duets at the Opry are uncool, per Rayna. And that hugging a doctor can feel like hugging a textbook, per Scarlett. And that sometimes you should trust that what binds you isn’t broken, per Avery. And how doctors walk around with bags full of shots saying to patients, “Tell me how you want to feel.”

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