Mark Holcomb writes about books, movies, and TV, and his work has appeared in the Village Voice, Time Out New York, Film Quarterly, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, but seriously misses the West Coast.
- March/April 2010: The Apocalypse Will Be Televised
British television writer Nigel Kneale never met a cultural totem or TV trope he couldn’t reduce to rubble.
- July 2003: The Shawshank Predilection
The majority of prison literature offers a mix of lurid details and cheap redemption. Where have all the muckrakers gone?