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August 24, 2013

Why Is the Golden Age of Television So Dark?


We watch so many crime dramas because there are no big stakes in middle-class American life. The criminal underworld is one place where decisions actually matter -- and can be shown to matter, dramatically. Megan McArdle - Bloomberg

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 24, 2013 8:28 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Yeah that's my one big problem with modern shows. Some very good writing out there, but its all dark, bleak, hopeless, and awful. There are few good guys left and they're all brutally flawed and haunted.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at August 24, 2013 10:52 AM

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