‘Russian Doll’ and the New Ethical Television
As in a kind of Groundhog Day transposed to the East Village, Nadia of Russian Doll is fated to live this grim cycle of death and return until, as we come to learn over the course of the show, she solves whatever thematic mystery has landed her under Sisyphus’s boulder.
April 25, 2019
An Interview with David Simon
David Simon: Frankly, I’ve never been good at writing to the common denominator. I’m still not. I haven’t done one show that was a huge ratings hit. What I never do is raise my hand and say, “This could be a hit. Make this because this could be a hit.” The minute I do that, I’m done as me.
August 22, 2018