How Breaking Bad Taught Us to Be Good

Breaking Bad

This past Sunday was a bitter moment for me and my fellow Breaking Bad addicts. We bade farewell to our favorite bad guy.

(Spoiler alert: This post contains a few spoilers from the season finale of the show and reveals what I’ve been doing with my free time for the past six months.)

The series finale came and went, and we all watched with bated breath as Walter White met his bitter end. It’ll be difficult to find a replacement for late-night compulsive TV-watching, but I’ll do my best.

Actually, I don’t like watching TV. I’d much rather read a book or work on a writing project. But after the first episode of Bad, I was hooked.

So what was it about this show that captivated so many?

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Remembering Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

American illustrator and author Maurice Sendak died this week. His book, Where the Wild Things Are, was a favorite of mine from childhood and remains so today.

After watching this brief interview with Sendak (via David Dark), I now understand why.

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