The Fourth Season of House of Cards (Spoilers Ahead)

As needed, refer to my season three post. Also, N.B. There are spoilers ahead. If you haven’t watched through season four, anything you read below and didn’t want to know is your own fault. Aidan Macallan, hired not only to spy on citizens searches, but also to analyze them, paraphrases to President Frank Underwood something…

Hotline Bling

As I wrote in my review of Courtney Barnett for The Rumpus last summer, I’m not really up on the new music, the hip things the kids are listening to these days. They ought, quite honestly, get off my lawn, if I had a lawn, which I don’t, as I’m part of a dying middle…

Person to Person: The Mad Men Series Finale

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS. DO. NOT. CONTINUE. IF YOU HAVE NOT FINISHED MAD MEN. IF YOU CONTINUE WITHOUT HAVING WATCHED THE SERIES FINALE, I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE. The final shot of Mad Men’s Don Draper As I have written before, we expect art to give us meaning, to hand us an answer, even though…