Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Or Edina Monsoon: The Original Millennial

For as “frivolous” as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is being billed, there is an underlying profundity to the art and grotesque beauty of selfishness displayed with such gusto by now sixty-somethings Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) and Pasty Stone (Joanna Lumley). When Absolutely Fabulous first aired on BBC2 (it had to …

Don Draper Uses Meditation For Advertising, Betty Smokes Till The End & Peggy And Joan Hit Their Stride

It’s been a long time coming, but the conclusion of Mad Men has finally happened. A fairly neat wrapping up of events (or at least tidier than we expected from Matthew Weiner after his Betty Draper-Francis cancer curveball), “Person to Person” does a surprising job of distributing story lines so …

Why Do We Love Sociopaths?: A Look at the Most Prominent Examples in TV

Some of television’s most beloved characters in recent history have 1) all been white men and 2) all exhibited sociopathic tendencies. The three most overt examples are, of course, Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) from The Sopranos, Don Draper (Jon Hamm) from Mad Men and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) from Breaking …