PHIL COSTIGAN IN THE MORNING 6A - 10A
I blew through the entire new season of “House of Cards” on Netflix over the weekend. Did you drink it in too? This season is once again, an intense roller coaster of political warfare.
I’m thrilled that Robin Wright’s character, Claire Underwood is getting more screen time, and we’re seeing more layers of her character. It’s added another dimension to the show for me, and I find myself vacillating back and forth between rooting for her, the power couple that is her and Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), and wanting to throat punch them both. That’s some great acting, in my opinion, to get that kind of emotion swings out of viewers.
I can’t help but enjoy the parallels between scandals on the show and the real life political foibles that we see in our real headlines. More so in this season than any other previously.
I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone, but suffice it to say, there are some new characters that have been introduced and are sure to provide some stellar storylines into the future.
The show is honestly a sales pitch AGAINST any good-intentioned person to avoid entering the world of politics. It’s such a murky, cesspool of depravity and soul-sucking backstabbers. But yet, we can’t stop watching the show.
And now I have to wait another year for more.
Pace yourselves. It will be more enjoyable.