Donald McCarthy

Politics:

April 2016 - POLITICS: Work Sucks: Examining a Capitalist Myth

"POLITICS: Cable News Pundit For Hire". March 2016

"Dehumanizing: Why the 2016 Election Will Have a Negative Effect on Muslims Across the World". February 2016

Article in The Progressive Populist about Bernie Sanders; also available on their website. September 27, 2015

"Ferguson: The State Attacks the People" re: the Michael Brown shooting. November 2014

"The Clinton Legacy Part One: Bill". November 2014

"Snowden, Manning, Assange: Why Does Society Mistrust Whistleblowers?". November 2014

"You Don’t Know Dick: The Life and Lies of Dick Cheney". July 2014

"Guess Who Benefits From Austerity" The Progressive Populist. November 1, 2012.

"Illegal Immigration: An Economic and Human Rights Dilemma." Commentarista. commentarista.com. July 29, 2011.

"Capitalism on the Rocks." The Progressive Populist. Vol. 17. No. 21. December 1, 2011.

David Lynch:

The Lynchian Gaze: David Lynch and Nudity in Film on Cultural Weekly.com. August 28, 2014

First of my six part retrospective series on David Lynch, featuring Eraserhead.

Second of my six part retrospective on David Lynch, featuring Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man, and Dune.

Third of my six part retrospective on David Lynch, featuring Twin Peaks.

Fourth of my six part retrospective on David Lynch, featuring Lost Highway and Wild At Heart.

Fifth of my six part retrospective on David Lynch, featuring Mulholland Drive.

Last of my six part retrospective on David Lynch, featuring The Straight Story and Inland Empire.

Television & Film:

'How the X-Files Responded to the End of History'. February 2016

HBO Drama, Show Me A Hero.  August 28, 2015.

HBO Drama, True Detective Season Two. August 14, 2015.

The Literary Noir Roots of HBO's True Detective. July 10, 2015.

HBO Drama, Game of Thrones and The Art of Pacing. June 18, 2015.

HBO Drama, Mad Men Fortune Favors the Bold: Mad Men Rushes Toward The End. May 10, 2015.

The Drunk Monkeys Star Wars Discussion Series: A New Hope (1977). April 7, 2015

A Phone Call That Went Better Than Expected: Season One of Better Call Saul. April 6, 2015

HBO Drama Boardwalk Empire Finale. October 27, 2014

TV Drama Lost Retrospective for Season Two. September 11, 2014

The Leftovers, an HBO series. September 3, 2014

TV Drama Lost Retrospective for Season One. July 22, 2014

HBO Drama, True Detective Season One. March 9, 2014.

“Coward, Any Day: The Humanism of Doctor Who". November 20, 2013

"Sticking the Landing: The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, and Why Finales Matter". October 7, 2013

"Boardwalk Empire: “New York Sour,” or Nucky Thompson is Back in Action". September 8th, 2013

"Mad Men, a Show Born from The Sopranos." Screen Spy. April 2013. Available on amazon.com in "Drunk Monkeys Anthology Volume One".

"Batman, The Progressive Superhero." The Progressive Populist. Vol. 18. No. 12. July 1, 2012.