Ben Pfeiffer’s writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, the Paris Review Daily, the Kansas City Star, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He’s also the Interviews Editor at The Rumpus. Visit him at benpaulpfeiffer.com.
A World Without Light: Finding Hope in HBO’s “The Leftovers,” Anton Chekhov’s short stories, and TV’s Dark Ages
Fantastical death abounds on TV, but why can't we bring ourselves to watch regular people lost in a darkness they can never escape?...