Tag Archive: television

A CONVERSATION WITH TOM PERROTTA ABOUT THE LEFTOVERS AND BRINGING CLOSURE TO MYSTERY

By John Bucher (@johnkbucher) In 2011, Tom Perrotta wrote a book called The Leftovers. He was already an acclaimed author at the time, having written novels like Election and Little Children, both of… Continue reading

The Office, The Wire, and The Lonely World

by John Bucher @(johnkbucher) I’ve long been taken by the concept of ritual. For some, that word brings to mind images of secret societies, blood, and empty ceremony for ancient purposes. Ritual actually… Continue reading

9 THINGS WE KNOW ABOUT THE LEFTOVERS – SEASON 2

Thanks to sources such as Deadline, TV Line, Amy Brenneman, and Damon Lindelof himself, we are beginning to piece together the world we will see in the second season of The Leftovers. Here’s what we know… Continue reading

ROBBING PETER TO PAY SAUL

“It could be argued that all of life is one great coincidence,” Jimmy McGill theorizes in Hero, the fourth installment of AMC’s new hit, Better Call Saul. What doesn’t seem to be a… Continue reading

BETTER CALL SAUL: Broken Legs, Hammurabi’s Code, & the Ancient Art of Law

The idea of law is complex. At various times in the history of the human social structure, who decided what was acceptable and just how that was to be defined changed radically. Usually… Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Damon Lindelof talks about THE LEFTOVERS

Wednesday night (October 28, 2014) at the Television Academy in Los Angeles, Damon Lindelof discussed his role as a show runner on LOST and THE LEFTOVERS. Lindelof revealed that he and his staff had… Continue reading