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The Haunting of Hill House and the Fun of a Good Scare

Yes, I know it’s Thanksgiving and here I am writing about scary stuff. I’ve never been much for timing, so consider this in line with my usual habits. A couple of nights ago, the wife and I watched the first episode of Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House. It’s one of a newish genre, that of a […]

The Sympathetic, Frustrating Character in Betty Draper

Every once in a while I’ll return, detective-like, to a TV series, movie, or book I’ve read before in hopes of gleaning a new understanding of it. Finding a new angle on a character, perhaps. Or a statement delivered that I didn’t catch the first time around. Recently, my current target is Mad Men, streamable on […]