The Sweet Spot: Sociopaths on TV (Video)


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In this week’s episode, David Carr and A. O. Scott talk about the sociopathic characters on television we love to hate and love to love. Nice, huh?

From Dexter to Tony Soprano, Walter White to Carrie on Homeland – what is it about sociopaths in TV series that make us want more?  Is it because they are doing things we wish we had the courage to do? Watch this week’s episode of The New York Times video series The Sweet Spot at the link above to learn more.