Film & Television

Fargo’s Perfect Second Season

by: Michael Shields Fargo and the anatomy of a perfect season of television… Few things in life can be described as perfect. I mean, there’s…

Art Imitates Greek Tragedy

Art Imitates Greek Tragedy

by: Douglas Grant The stories behind the stories that demand our attention… Tread Carefully, Spoilers Abound… It is fairly common knowledge that classical works of…

Mad Men Don Draper Emmy Jon Hamm

In Retrospect: Mad Men

by: L.P. Hanners On the heels of Jon Hamm finally receiving his just due for his portrayal of Don Draper, an ardent fan digs deep…

Jon Stewart

Stewart Signs Off

By: Michael Shields w/ Tom Rau Across the Margin bids farewell to the shrewdest voice in fake news…. This isn’t goodbye. As Jon Stewart embarks…

Piper’s Prophecy

by: Michael Shields Rowdy Roddy Piper’s influence extended far beyond the confines of the wrestling ring…. They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They…