August 25, 2013
madmenfootnotes:

While it was uplifting, at times, during season five to see Don do good, it is so much more reassuring to witness the great anti-heroes of TV degrade themselves, betray their own promises, and plunge deeper into the inferno. What a sense of kinship it fosters, to have the horrors and fuck-ups of one’s own life beamed back through your television. Like Ray Bradbury wrote in the opening lines of Fahrenheit 451, it is a “special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.”
Full review on New Republic, footnotes and thrilling marginalia to come! 

Spoilers for Season 6 in the article!

madmenfootnotes:

While it was uplifting, at times, during season five to see Don do good, it is so much more reassuring to witness the great anti-heroes of TV degrade themselves, betray their own promises, and plunge deeper into the inferno. What a sense of kinship it fosters, to have the horrors and fuck-ups of one’s own life beamed back through your television. Like Ray Bradbury wrote in the opening lines of Fahrenheit 451, it is a “special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.”

Full review on New Republic, footnotes and thrilling marginalia to come! 

Spoilers for Season 6 in the article!

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    Spoilers for Season 6 in the article!
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