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Tag Archives: Veronica Mars
The best detective fiction often has a pair of crimes in parallel – one in the present caused by one in the future. To solve the present, you must excavate the past. This can take a range of forms, so … Continue reading
This post is going to mostly be about Veronica Mars, Season 2. As per usual, I drop spoilers without compunction if I think it’s useful to illustrate my argument.
Veronica Mars is a very interesting TV show because it manages to combine two genres in a way which tells us a lot about both of them. Those genres are the hard boiled detective story and the teen melodrama. Both … Continue reading
One of the tensions which exists in television is between the episodic story and continuity of story. Shows on mass-market TV in the USA are often structured in such a way that they can be shown in any arbitrary order … Continue reading