Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Vince Gilligan


Monday, June 18 2012

I Am the One Who Knocks: 'Breaking Bad: The Complete Fourth Season'

Season Four of Breaking Bad is so flawlessly executed, relentlessly suspenseful, and powerfully intelligent that when the "greatest show of all time" tagline starts getting thrown about, it's becomes increasingly harder to ignore.

Tuesday, January 18 2011

'James Ellroy's LA: City of Demons' Series Premiere

In this story about James Ellroy, there's no room for the reality of these dead women. They are instead objects of obsession, recreated in his hard-working imagination.

Wednesday, March 24 2010

Breaking Bad: Season Three Premiere

The subtext that makes Breaking Bad both enthralling and often unbearable to watch is that Walt is becoming who he always was.

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