The Walking Dead


A new year, a new you

We find comfort in the fictional worlds created by Hollywood. Whether we are actors, writers, producers, or simply fans, we escape in these fictionalized worlds, the fantasies we watch in movie theaters, the episodic narratives that we follow week-to-week on […]

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You are what you watch

On a dark and chilly night in October, I finished up a binge-watching session of The Walking Dead and got in my car to drive to my mom’s house for the weekend. My car had been locked, inside my garage, […]

ATW August 13, 2014

Lauren Bacall, Hollywood’s Icon of Cool, Dies at 89 [The Hollywood Reporter]

Fall 2014 TV Preview: On Sundays, Showtime Has an ‘Affair’ While Football Fights ‘The Walking Dead’ [Indiewire]

11 TV Shows That Defined Your Childhood, Ranked From Worst To Best [Huffington Post]

Emmy Spotlight: Ellen Burstyn on Deciphering Evil for Flowers in the Attic & Studying with Lee Strasberg [ssn]

How to Deal with Criticism Well: 25 Reasons to Embrace It [Tiny Buddha]

The Twin Novelists [The Atlantic]

The unfixable enigma of Twin Peaks [The Dissolve]

How To Live A More Meaningful Life In 7 Days [MindBodyGreen]

Intro to Diddy: Are Courses that Focus on Pop Culture Enriching for Students or Colleges? [Village Voice]



One of my father’s favorite mottos was “Think too long, get it wrong.” Granted, my father was not a contemplative, philosophical man and he got it wrong fairly often. Nonetheless, he taught me the power of iteration. What is iteration? […]

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‘The Walking Dead’ and life

If only life could be so neatly packaged like episodes and seasons of a television series. The summer my son Alex turned 13, our private apocalypse hit and we were raptured and thrown into another world. We thought we were […]

ATW January 15, 2014

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival [BuzzFeed]

Download and Read the 2014 WGA Nominated Screenplays [Mentorless]

Act Of Killing director Joshua Oppenheimer recommends a film just now hitting theaters [The Dissolve]

‘The Walking Dead’, Series Ownership and Television’s Biggest Threat To Quality Programming [Forbes]

4 Things Every Spiritual Person Should Know [Oprah]

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence [brain pickings]

The 30 Best Period Dramas From the Last 30 Years [Flavorwire]

Jean-Paul Salomé – President of UniFrance [Cineuropa]

What your favorite TV show can learn from “Breaking Bad” [Salon]

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