Breaking Bad

Why foreign TV series are so enjoyable – the sex is better

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Valkyrien (C4, Sunday) is the hot new Scandi-noir series, which is being billed as Norway’s answer to Breaking Bad. In…

The bemused protagonist with a stupid name: Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon in American Gods

This isn’t drama as most of us understand it: American Gods reviewed

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Since completing season two of the brilliant Narcos, I’ve been unsuccessfully looking for a replacement serial drama that is more…

Law in action: Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman

Better Call Saul review: the box set equivalent of a (very) well-made play

14 February 2015 9:00 am

I lost count long ago of the number of dinner parties and pub conversations where I’ve had to utter the…

How consumer habits are subject to the law of unintended consequences

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Some time in the 1960s, a group of people in an advertising agency (among them Llewelyn Thomas, son of Dylan)…

The rights and wrongs of box-set viewing

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Admit it. Say it! ‘My name is Blah and I am a boxaholic.’ Life on hold, marriage in bits, job…

Can you trade love for wealth? The economics of Breaking Bad

5 October 2013 9:00 am

The acclaimed television series Breaking Bad has ended. Steffen Huck on what it can teach us about economics

Partners in crime: Walter White (back) and his assistant Jesse

Breaking Bad is so harrowing that for a while James Delingpole couldn’t watch it

24 August 2013 9:00 am

One of Boy’s more annoying teenage rules of thumb is that, if Dad likes it, it must be crap. This…

Wreaking, by James Scudamore - review

27 July 2013 9:00 am

An abandoned lunatic asylum, a nasty pornographer in a wheelchair, a bizarre glass-ceilinged viewing dome beneath a scummy lake, a…