‘House of Cards’

Commentary, criticism, discussion, and recaps about the Netflix original series


House of SIM Cards


So, I finished House of Cards. It was awesome.

I was initially in it just for Kevin Spacey. I saw the ad of him sitting on a bloodied marble throne…


The Power Broker Couple

Misogyny in the House of Cards


Frank Underwood likes to break the fourth wall. In fact, during season one of House of Cards, Frank Underwood…


Contrasting Strategies


A Few Thoughts on Original Long-form Narratives for Subscription-Based Streaming Services


House of Cards’s fourth wall

The audience is the show’s most interesting character. Whom is Frank talking to, and what does that make us? (Spoilers!)


House of Cards: Cutting the Cord from Online Dispatches


I finished watching the last episode of “House of Cards” tonight and spent the following few minutes reading an article by The…


Accuracy in Fiction: Journalists Need to Stop Chasing Windmills


I’m five episodes into “House of Cards” on Netflix and I already made the mistake of reading initial impressions online…


Why you need to care about data


Think of it as an alternate version of the cheesy song in the film Love Actually: Data is all around you. Breathless proclamations surround us, with…


Watch a series… read a series?


I just started watching Netflix’ new original series “House of Cards”, a drama about Washington politics starring Kevin Spacey. The show is also directed by…

‘House of Cards’
‘House of Cards’

Commentary, criticism, discussion, and recaps about the Netflix original series

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