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The Uncannily Accurate Depiction of the Meth Trade in “Breaking Bad” : The New Yorker

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More real than you may have guessed...

I love comparing Breaking Bad to a Scrabble game with only 8 letters.

The New Yorker makes a good point: There's as much horror in Breaking Bad as, say, Walking Dead.

In many ways, the horror of Breaking Bad is more real.

like The Wire?

Very much like The Wire.

Actually, Breaking Bad feels more real to me. Perhaps it's because they only have a few characters, so they can spend more time on the details.

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