John Darnielle, the singer and founder of the band The Mountain Goats writes songs that tell stories - it turns out, he also writes stories.
Hollywood Provokes With New Drug War Shows
The War on Drugs makes for good drama. It has inspired Hollywood for years and lately a recent surge of TV shows like "Breaking Bad," "Weeds" and "The Bridge." These shows are trying to do something new however — showing the complexity of the conflict, with bad guys on both sides of the border.