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It Does Happen Here in HBO’s ‘The Plot Against America’

It Does Happen Here in HBO’s ‘The Plot Against America’

The organic growth of everyday American fascism and the understanding that pogroms are not a uniquely European phenomenon is rendered in stark and terrifying detail in David Simon's adaptation of Philip Roth's alternate historical novel, The Plot Against America.

Carsten Norgaard: The Mystery Man in ‘The Man in the High Castle’

Carsten Norgaard: The Mystery Man in ‘The Man in the High Castle’

It's tough playing a Nazi with a conscience, but veteran actor Carsten Norgaard not only lives up to the challenge presented in Amazon's The Man in the High Castle, but stretches beyond what's expected of him.

In Defense of the Influence of ‘Difficult Men’

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In Defense of Binge-Watching Television

Elective Affinities at the 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

In Defense of David Simon and the Legacy of ‘The Wire’

Drawn Together: Cornell’s “Demon Knights” and the Ideal of Camelot

‘The Wire’ As American Noir