“I think I’ve proven I’m not your typical Vice President.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 26 Well, here we are. We’ve reached the end of season 2 of House of Cards and the end of my episode-by-episode reviews. I hope you enjoyed going through this season of the show with me. It’s been fun […]
“‘Cry havoc,’ said he who fought chaos with chaos, and let slip the dogs of war.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 25
“Lie after lie. First to a prosecutor, then to a president. I feel exposed, like the skin where my ring used to be.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 24 We’re coming up on the end of the season now and some of the bigger pieces are starting to fall into place. Doug is getting […]
“It’s not beginning the story that I fear. It’s not knowing how it will end. Everyone is fair game now. Including me.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 23
“The road to power is paved with hypocrisy…and casualties. Never regret.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 22 Chapter 22 (directed by Jodie Foster) takes the war between Frank and Tusk to personal levels. The Underwoods deal with scandal from an enemy unwilling to back down. Even when the couple deals with an aggressive offensive […]
“Dogs are so predictable, aren’t they?” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 21 Chapter 21 proves that House of Cards knows how to handle a bridge episode. Despite nothing truly substantial happening in this installment, the show still managed to create an engaging episode that promises to yield dividends in the coming episodes.
“Dismiss me or keep swinging, Mr. President.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 20 In this episode of House of Cards, Frank discovers who’s providing money to the Republicans for a scathing midterm election smear campaign. Meanwhile, Doug takes a trip to China and the Underwoods switch communications directors.
“Any pugilist worth his salt knows when someone’s on the ropes, that’s when you throw a combination to the gut and a left hook to the jaw.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! Chapter 19 Things are heating up as I get closer to the halfway point of my unnervingly slow trek through a show that’s […]
“Shake with your right hand, but hold a rock in your left.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here! With Game of Thrones starting soon, I’m going to make a concentrated effort to watch House of Cards at a much quicker pace. So steel yourselves, a deluge of reviews will be coming your way over the next […]
“I know you think I’m fundamentally deceptive, but I am capable of a genuine complement.” Read all of my House of Cards related posts here!
“There are two types of vice presidents. Door mats and matadors. Which one do you think I intend to be?” Chapter 16
“One heartbeat away from the Presidency and not a single vote cast in my name. Democracy is so overrated.” Chapter 15 I’m back with my second review of House of Cards season 2. In the second episode of the Netflix series’ sophomore season, Frank dips his feet in the presidential arena of power plays and deceit as he’s officially sworn […]
Last year, in celebration of Netflix’s high-profile jump into original programming, I wrote a review of the first season of House of Cards. I loved it. It quickly became one of my favorite shows on television; a statement I find humorous considering it isn’t on conventional television. As such, I have been very eagerly awaiting the February 14th premiere of […]
I’m not a political person at all. I feel like politics are the world’s most successful reality show, wherein the media distributes ultimately meaningless drama to a mass audience that willfully accepts the bastardization of important issues. Political debates have devolved into competitions where the goal is to discredit your opponent rather than espouse your own ideals and solutions. The […]
Disclaimer: I clearly mark which sections contain spoilers but, just for peace of mind, Chapter 3 contains massive spoilers for season 1 of House of Cards. Chapter 4 includes some vague character spoilers but nothing too severe. The rest is spoiler-free. Enjoy. Introduction It seems like every other piece I write for this blog includes something about the plunge Netflix […]