Television Show Review: Russian Doll: Season 1

Russian Doll Season 1

Russian Doll: Season 1 created by Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, and Amy Poehler (Netflix, 3 Arts Entertainment, Jax Media) Starring Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Bennett, Greta Lee, Elizabeth Ashley, Rebecca Henderson, Jeremy Bobb, and Dascha Polanco. Art and Culture It’s always fascinating to map the thematic elements of art to the culture in which it’s created. Post-apocalyptic stories rose to prominence after the atomic bomb and constant conflict during the Cold War. Stories about terrorism and doing the hard-but-right thing, i.e., 24, happened after 9/11. Today, we have hopepunk. Whether in song or on stage, the creative focus of the day seems to have an eye for an optimistic future, something toward which we should all work; and verily, fight tooth… Read More →