For about 20 years, Ray Keating wrote a weekly column - a short time with the New York City Tribune, more than 11 years with Newsday, another seven years with Long Island Business News, plus another year-and-a-half with As an economist, Keating also pens an assortment of analyses each week. With the Keating Files, he decided to expand his efforts with regular commentary touching on a broad range of issues, written by himself and an assortment of talented contributors and columnists. So, here goes...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Highly Recommend Amazon's The Man in the High Castle

I actually just re-watched the first season of The Man in the High Castle, which runs on I highly recommend it.

It's rare to say that a television series is better than the book on which it's based, but that is clearly the case here. After closing the book, I felt frustrated, while the end of the first season of the show left me longing for much more.

The story and characters are incredibly compelling, and there is much to ponder about how people react to, rebel against, or comply with the varied evils of totalitarianism.

This production ranks as a television series at its finest. I very much look forward to the forthcoming second season (available on December 16), and will, no doubt, find the time to binge watch it.