Lonesome Quotes

Lonesome Dove

Sure, Lonesome Dove is a critique brought to the myth of the Old West, a critique brought to the way people thought and looked at cowboys – they aren’t the supernatural-like heroes, they are men just like everybody else. But that doesn’t mean at all that Lonesome Dove doesn’t include scenes just like one would […]

Breaking Bad: Vince Gilligan’s Take on Fans’ Theories

Breaking Bad

Perceptive fans of Breaking Bad have surely noticed how Walter White starts to exhibit behaviors initially specific to the characters he kills throughout the plot. This strange mimicry gives rise to controversy when Walt is featured plating his bacon on the occasion of his 52nd anniversary, just as Skyler did a year before. While generally […]

A Critique Of The Old West Myth

Lonesome Dove

With Lonesome Dove, the meaning of the expression old west changes – we aren’t talking any longer about a golden age of discovery, about fights between the American cavalry and Indians, or about anything else seen in the more traditional westerns. Instead we are talking about the old men of the west. We have under […]

Barnabas – The Romantic Vampire

Dark Shadows' Barnabas Collins

There was a time when vampires were creatures of darkness, always craving for blood, always feared, always up to no good. They were tragic figures, most of the times, but this didn’t mean anything when they were out on the prowl. They obtained whatever they wanted (it doesn’t matter if it was revenge or the […]