We want an economy that works for everyone, not just for a small elite. We want equal opportunity, not equality of outcome. We want to make sure that there’s upward mobility again, in our society and in our economy
—Robert Reich on 'Inequality for All'
- Game of Thrones, HBO
A fantasy drama in its 3rd season. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels.
- Orange is the New Black, Netflix
A comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan that released its first season on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series is based on Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, a memoir about her experiences in prison.
- Justified, FX
A drama, in its 4th season, based on Elmore Leonard’s novels Pronto and Riding the Rap and his short story “Fire in the Hole”. Its main character is Raylan Givens, a deputy U.S. Marshal in Lexington, KY.
- Borgen, DR1
A Danish political drama. It tells the story of charismatic neophyte politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes the first female Prime Minister of Denmark.Borgen (the Castle) is the nickname of Christiansborg Palace, which houses Denmark’s three branches of government: the Parliament, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Supreme Court.
- Orphan Black, BBC America
A Canadian science fiction drama starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical women who are revealed to be clones. The series focuses on Sarah Manning, a woman who assumes the identity of her clone, Elizabeth Childs, after witnessing the latter’s suicide. The series raises issues about the moral and ethical implications of human cloning and its impact on issues of personal identity.
- Top Of The Lake, Sundance
A 2013 television miniseries written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, and directed by Campion. Filmed and set in New Zealand, the series follows a detective (MadMen’sElisabeth Moss) investigating the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old girl.
- Fringe, FOX
The fifth and final season of this science fiction drama begins in 2036, following from the flash-forward fourth season episode “Letters of Transit”.
- The Fall, Netflix
An Irish-British crime drama that stars Gillian Anderson as Stella Gibson, a senior police officer investigating a string of murders in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
- 30 Rock, NBC
A sitcom, which was loosely based on Tina Fey’s experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series on NBC. This was its 7th and final season.
- Parks and Recreation, NBC
A sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department and on the city council of fictional Pawnee, Indiana.
House Of Cards
Every time it snows in a big city - The Oatmeal
Krampus, a frightening beast-like creature who emerges during the Yule season, looking for naughty children to punish in horrible ways — or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.
(via Krampus: Saint Nicholas’ Dark Companion)