Associate Professor of Media StudiesUniversity of Washington Tacoma
David R. Coon
Re: Bridges, Tunnels, Fences, and Moats: Border Visual Metaphors in The Bridge (TV series, FX, 2013)
Connective BordersAs you point out, the idea of a border as merely a line separating two places is very limiting, and I think that this series emphasizes the ways that borders are just as much about connecting spaces as they are about separating them. The title itself- The ...
The Queen of VersaillesKimberly- The comparison to Jackie Siegel is an excellent one. There are certainly a lot of parallels, and you're right, Jackie is portrayed with much more sympathy. I wonder if this has to do with Teresa's overall placement as the "villain ...
BrandingAs you point out, the practice of self branding is something that many of the housewives put a great deal of energy into. In this clip, Jill makes it clear that she had various plans and ideas about how certain scenarios would unfold, but also accuses Bra ...