The Subconscious, Kevin Finnerty & Dream Logic In The Sopranos

The Sopranos never shied away from the power of dreams and the subconscious. Often mistaken as "just a mafia show" by those who never gave the series a chance, some of The Sopranos magic came from its willingness to embrace more abstract concepts such as intuition and dream logic, which aren't exactly traits commonly associated …

Love, Lies & Murder: The Tragic Figure That Was Christopher Moltisanti

The Sopranos defies genre in many ways. A recent rewatch of the series reminded me how hilarious the series was in addition to how it's truly a study of human behavior. The show's genius may lay in the fact that no detail goes wasted, everything feeds into something else. Events and emotions have consequences, just like …

The Sopranos Part 2: Further Down The Spiral

Used primarily as a pejorative for any mean-spirited person, we’ve loosened our definition of evil. Traditionally, ‘evil’ carries a supernatural connotation. An evil person is in fact a malevolent, otherworldly force in disguise. Whether or not we admit it out loud, most people realize demons and evil spirits are intangible scapegoats. Evil is an attempt by shirkers …