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Papa’s Goods: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ (2008-2014) and ‘Lonely are the Brave’ (Miller, 1962)

This post examines the relationship of Kurt Sutter’s series Sons of Anarchy (SOA) to the film Lonely are the Brave (LATB) starring and produced by Kirk Douglas, written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo, and directed by David Miller), including ideological, narrative, … Continue reading

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“Come Join the Murder:” Sophocles’ Ajax and Sutter’s Jax (‘Sons of Anarchy’)

[This post was most recently updated 11/21/17] ***Beware spoilers: the fate of most of the main characters are discussed below. Series creator Kurt Sutter has often acknowledged the influence of Shakespeare’s Hamlet on his FX television series Sons of Anarchy. As critics have observed, … Continue reading

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