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At Long Last, Jesse Pinkman Is the One Who Knocks

On Breaking Bad, nobody ever took Jesse Pinkman seriously — even, initially, the show’s writers. It’s now part of the legend of this iconic show:…

The Only Way to Watch Peak TV Is to Binge on It a Decade After It’s Peaked

Watching TV with my dad is a fairly unfocused experience. He’s the classic channel-flipper, always searching for some unexpected gem among the 500 cable channels…

‘Better Call Saul’ and Our Fascination With Weasels

Last year, Bob Odenkirk was thinking back to when he was first cast as Saul Goodman, Breaking Bad’s wonderfully sleazy lawyer character who since 2015…

With ‘Ozark,’ Jason Bateman Mixes Michael Bluth With Walter White

In the new Netflix series Ozark, an unscrupulous main character is haunted by his sinful past, a plotline that doesn’t sound that dissimilar from several…