Gloss on HBO's Deadwood and Serial Necessity: A Response to Sean O'Sullivan's "Reconnoitering the Rim: Thoughts on Deadwood and Third Seasons"

Gloss on HBO's Deadwood and Serial Necessity: A Response to Sean O'Sullivan's "Reconnoitering the Rim: Thoughts on Deadwood and Third Seasons"

Worden’s reading of the show as a staging ground for neoliberal individualism echoes a number of critiques of contemporary gaming culture, particularly Jan Van Looy’s reading of the player as uomo economicus in Dungeons & Dragons.

Publication date: 
2010-09-01
Author name: 
Ed Finn: