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Deadwood as Milch’s attempt at a purely American creation myth

by Rob Friesel

Work with me here: ¬†When David Milch hallucinated the opening scene to what would become Deadwood, when he gathered up his personal assistant(s) into a darkened room and reclined on the couch to spill forth from his amygdala exactly what he was seeing beyond his third eye, he was leaking his fever-dream vision of a […]