Category Archives: Cast & Crew

Entropy demands the end of all things, even for Mad Men

By Mohamad El Masri Mad Men, arguably one of the finest literary and cinematic achievements the last six decades of post-modernism has wrought, comes to an end tomorrow night. The series finale brings with it melancholy more than anticipation. Creator … Continue reading

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Renovating The House

When Living In The House of Cards launched in February of this year, it was partly in devotion to a groundbreaking, complex and grown-up TV format produced and delivered to audiences in ways that hadn’t been before. Although the groundswell building towards this … Continue reading

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SHOWTIME’s Masters of Sex: Best of the Fall Slate

SHOWTIME’s Masters of Sex is a fascinating new show based on the true story of Masters & Johnson. Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan deliver two characters audiences can invest in. One troubled and the other naive. The supporting cast is … Continue reading

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Big Week Ahead For LITHOC

HOCsters, our relocation is now complete. Been busy settling in to our new home in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia (Hollywood North). Big week ahead! Here’s what’s coming your way: 1. Chapter 6 analysis and more graphic word art! 2. This … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: Part 2: The Good, The Bad and The C-Word

Chapter 4: Directed by James Foley, Co-written by Rick Cleveland & Beau Willimon Follow us on Twitter: @livingintheHOC The Man With No Politics We’ve established Frank’s apolitical nihilism centered on an ideology of power and control. Two compelling comparisons come to … Continue reading

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House Call With Michael Kelly: On Working With Fincher, Returning Favours & Doing What It Takes As Doug Stamper

If anything is indicative of Michael Kelly’s (@michaeljkellyjr) versatility as a performer it’s how incredibly different he is from House of Cards (@HouseofCards) doppelgänger Doug Stamper. Immediately affable, humble and forthcoming in real life, Kelly conversely plays Stamper with the … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: Part 1: Of Mice And Women

Chapter 4: Directed by James Foley, Co-written by Rick Cleveland & Beau Willimon Follow us on Twitter: @livingintheHOC The deeper and farther we fall down the House of Cards (@HouseofCards) rabbit hole, the more inclined we are to believe that, while centred around … Continue reading

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