James Mulholland joins Jen to dig into the idea of the antihero. From why they like a morally questionable main character to why depicting an antihero isn’t the same as endorsing one, James and Jen have a lot of opinions on this method of characterizing a protagonist. But don’t worry, it doesn’t get too dark thanks to Greg Kinbear and Captain Ron.Read More »
Posts Tagged ‘breaking bad’
John Ford and Nadia Osman join Jen to talk about the strangely singular popularity of everyone’s favorite nearly finished TV show, Breaking Bad. From its unusually high word-of-mouth, to its delightfully pulpy elements, to the uniqueness of making the audience decide whether characters are good or bad rather than just telling the viewer, there are many reasons Breaking Bad has found itself with such a fervent fan base. And it’s probably safe to say most of that fan base will need a hug after Sunday night.
Since this podcast is airing just before the Breaking Bad series finale, be warned there are spoilers from the pilot right up through the penultimate episode.Read More »
John Ford and Nadia Osman join Jen this week to talk about the singular popularity of Breaking Bad. Jen may’ve misunderstood how far John and Nadia’s knowledge of the show’s finer points extends though…Read More »