City of debauchery: New York history and Sunday night TV

Party at Pompadou’s Bordello: Cocktails and carousing on ‘Copper’ Courtesy BBC America

My first ever column for the Huffington Post is available to read on their site. I look at the different ways that three Sunday night ‘prestige’ shows — BBC America’s Copper, AMC’s Mad Men, and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire — approach the task of integrating New York City history into their plotlines.

Click here to read the article and even leave a comment if you’d like —   Copper, Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men: Getting New York City History Right on Cable’s Hottest Night

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