Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Uncertainty Principle

Heisenberg is speeding down the highway in his dull-green Pontiac Aztek when a cop pulls him over. The cop walks up to his car and says, "Excuse me, sir, but do you know how fast you were going?" Heisenberg responds, "No ... but I know EXACTLY where I am!" Okay, so maybe you don't get the joke, yet (you will in a minute). In fact, you might Read more [...]

Breaking Down Breaking Bad: To’Hajiilee

The episode titled "To'Hajiilee" that aired this past Sunday is arguably the greatest episode of the show's run (so far - we don't yet know what's to come); Vince Gilligan even said that he thought of all the show's cliff-hangers, of which there are many, this would be the one about which the audience would be most distraught. He was not wrong. Read more [...]

The Anxiety of Being Influenced

For a long time, I was pretty much against watching any serialized television show as the program was being released. Essentially, I would do my best to avoid watching any series that had yet to broadcast its ultimate finale. Unless the conclusion had already aired, no dice. There were three real impetuses for this strategy, the first purely Read more [...]