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Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion

Alan Sepinwall Max Dalton Damon Lindelof



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01 November 2017
Television; Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences
AMC's Breaking Bad is among the most beloved, critically acclaimed American television series of our time. Created by Vince Gilligan, the series charts the transformation of high school science teacher Walter White (played by Bryan Cranston) into a cold, calculating meth kingpin. Breaking Bad 101 collects esteemed critic Alan Sepinwall's (Uproxx) popular Breaking Bad recaps in book form, featuring new, exclusive essays and completely revised and updated commentary - as well as insights from and interviews with the creative masterminds behind Breaking Bad. The ultimate critical companion for one of the greatest television dramas of all time, Breaking Bad 101 offers fans Sepinwall's smart, funny, and incisive analysis of the psychology and filmmaking craft behind each episode and celebrates the series' unique place in pop-culture history.
By:   Alan Sepinwall
Illustrated by:   Max Dalton
Foreword by:   Damon Lindelof
Imprint:   Abrams
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 163mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   610g
ISBN:   9781419724831
ISBN 10:   1419724835
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   01 November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Alan Sepinwall is currently the lead television writer for Prior to HitFix, Sepinwall spent 14 years as a columnist for the Star Ledger of Newark, New Jersey. His thoughts on television have appeared in the New York Times, Time magazine, and Variety, and on and Slate has said Sepinwall changed the nature of television criticism and called him the acknowledged king of the form. Sepinwall lives in New Jersey.

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