Five Reasons You Should Absolutely be (Re)Watching The West Wing

I couldn’t have said it better myself.


Since the advent of TV on DVD (and even more so since the creation of Netflix’s instant streaming service), I’ve been a shameless proselytizer for the many excellent TV programs of the last, say, decade and a half that I’ve caught up on once their original audiences moved on or well after the original audience arrived, anyway. The Sopranos, The Wire, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones fit the bill. I was up on The Walking Dead from the beginning, although I admit to have fallen behind of late. (Curse you, midseason break! You throw me off every year.) TV has become THE place for long-form storytelling. It offers character development and narrative arc complexity that no two-hour film can match (not to say movies aren’t incredible in their own ways, but they’re obviously limited).

A great many smart people claim that TV’s take over as the preeminent…

View original post 960 more words

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s