‘Mr. Robot’ and ‘Halt and Catch Fire’: Producers Say the Depiction of Hackers Isn’t Always Realistic, and That’s Okay
Indiewire asked me to cover this panel on the portrayal of hackers in media. Since the Halt and Catch Fire showrunners on the panel, I wore my Cardiff Electric shirt
Review: ‘Mr. Robot’ Does Not Want To Say No To Us
This week’s review, complete with references to The West Wing Weekly podcast, Network, and William Gibson
Review: ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 2 Premiere, ‘Unm4Sk.tc,’ Finds New Ways to fsociety
@indiewire seems to like my addled take on television programs, so they’re letting me review season 2 of @whoismrrobot. And now that I have more room to run than the 250 words I got to talk about Game of Thrones, I’ve gone a little wild.
So check out my piece on the two-part season premiere, which I managed to stuff with references to Dune, Hamilton, the KLF, and Voltaire, and in which we discover the least sexy sentence in the English language.
Now that season 6 of Game of Thrones is done, here’s a compilation of my reviews for @indiewire.
HBO did not make screeners available this season. Rather than do traditional episodic recaps, the great @lizlet instead convened a group of writers to provide short, rapid responses to each episode. I was honored to join a roundtable of really great critics including Hanh Nguyen, Sarah Mesle and Eric Deggans. And as the resident book-reader of the group, I also got to write a longer essay looking at how the show did after surpassing the source texts.
Here are all the pieces, in one handy place:
‘Game of Thrones’: Meet Indiewire’s Panel of Critics For Season 6
Review ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 1, ‘The Red Woman,’ Reviewed: Ladies Night
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 2 ‘Home’ Celebrates Resurrections
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 3, ‘Oathbreaker’ Could Have Done More
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 4, ‘Book of the Stranger’ Gets Lit
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 5, ‘The Door,’ Opens Up Many Secrets
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 6, ‘Blood of My Blood’ Is Full of Face-Offs
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 7 ‘The Broken Man’ Spotlights Some Subplots — And What It Takes to Survive
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 8 ’No One’ Keeps The Violence Off Screen As Battles Build
Review: The ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 9, ‘The Battle of Bastards’ BastardBowl Brings About A Whole New World Order
Essay: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Channeled George R.R. Martin Without Him, For Better and Worse
Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Finale ‘The Winds of Winter’ Unleashes Epic, Hardcore Vengeance
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Channeled George R.R. Martin Without Him, For Better and Worse
I know it seems like the real world is being consumed with wildfire at the moment, but if you need a distraction here’s a thing I wrote about how S6 of Game of Thrones fared beyond the books.