Boardwalk Empire vs. Downton Abbey: The TV War That Proves America Is Great

Boardwalk Empire vs. Downton Abbey: The TV War That Proves America Is Great Read more: Boardwalk Empire vs. Downton Abbey – TV and American Exceptionalism – Esquire http://www.esquire.com/blogs/culture/boardwalk-empire-vs-downton-abbey-14799496#ixzz2DqUctlV8

… Similar thoughts about the value society places on work (and the people who do it) defined my thoughts, when I thought about the people who went shopping on Thanksgiving vs the people who had to work on Thanksgiving …

“…The German philosopher Walter Benjamin defined historical materialism as the awareness that everything beautiful comes at the cost of something ugly.”

Boardwalk Empire vs. Downton Abbey: The TV War That Proves America Is Great

Read more: Boardwalk Empire vs. Downton Abbey – TV and American Exceptionalism – Esquire http://www.esquire.com/blogs/culture/boardwalk-empire-vs-downton-abbey-14799496#ixzz2DqUctlV8

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