‘House of Cards’ creator Michael Dobbs talks Tufts, politics, inspirations

Michael Dobbs, author and executive producer of “House of Cards” (2013–), spoke at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life on Oct. 25. He graduated from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1977 with an M.A., M.A.L.D. and Ph.D in nuclear defense studies. At the event, Dobbs discussed his […]


‘House of Cards’ maintains quality in fourth season

Writer’s note: While we have tried to keep this review as spoiler free as possible, if you’re determined to stay pure, we suggest that you get caught up with seasons one through three of “House of Cards” (2013 – present) before reading this review. Netflix’s flagship original series, the political drama “House of Cards,” returned […]


‘House of Cards’ gains credibility despite same revenge tactics

“House of Cards” (2013-present), a Netflix original drama that chronicles the political dealings of Congressman Frank Underwood in a fictionalized White House, began its third season on Feb. 27. In many cases, these 13 new episodes offer more of the original formula that made the show so popular upon its initial release. The complicated, manipulative protagonist, the […]


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