TV shows are not real life. Everybody knows this but that doesn’t stop us from being affected by them. From our sense of what is “cool” or “normal” to our beliefs about the way things work, or the way things ought to work. As I highlight in my film, Conspiracy Theorists Lie (2015), we are … Continue reading House of Corruption
I first heard of Roger Stone in 2013, when I was planning my documentary, Conspiracy Theorists Lie (2015), and he was promoting his book, The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ. We exchanged a few tweets - with me explaining how dishonest his work was and him pretending otherwise in is typically rude manner … Continue reading Roger Stone’s America
The second season of SyFy’s The Expanse (2015-) recently come to a disappointing concluded for me. Perhaps I’m overly critical, or I simply heard too much hype about how great it was, but I kept hoping for something more. As the ad says, it’s from the writers of Children of Men (2006) and Iron Man … Continue reading The Expanse
SPOILER ALERT: If you plan on watching the latest season of Homeland (2011-) and don't want to know anything about what happened, don't read this. Homeland just finished its sixth season and has already be renewed for a seventh and eighth, with a planned end to the storyline there. When the show began it was sold as … Continue reading Homeland’s Alt-Right Season
One perk of getting up in the middle of the night to feed a new baby is that you get the opportunity to catch up on some of the shows you've been meaning to make time for. I recently finished the two seasons of Mr. Robot (2015-) and the one season of Legion (2017-) currently available (both have been renewed … Continue reading Where is my mind?