Spike in Netflix Streaming

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24:  A U.S. Postal worker holds a stack of Netflix envelopes at the U.S. Post Office sort facility on October 24, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  Online movie rental company Netflix reported third quarter earnings of $62.5 million, or $1.16, per share compared to $38 million, or 70 cents per share one year ago.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    If not during a natural disaster, then when? Netflix reports that viewing has spiked 20 percent on Sunday and Monday compared with last week, buoyed by New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; and other East Coast cities. As Hurricane Sandy bore down, seems as though Americans caught up on Breaking Bad and Mad Men.

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