Periscope Depth

Other Writing

In addition to his novels, John Perich has contributed to McSweeney’s, Overthinking It, Decider, Advice Men, and a variety of other cultural sites. If you’d like John to write something for you, present at one of your events, or fetch something off a high shelf, contact him today.

An Open Letter to Chris Robinson, Lead Singer of the Black Crowes (McSweneey’s)

True Detective Season 2 Finale (Decider)

Is The Erotic Thriller Dead? (Decider)

Diagnosis: Rabies (Out of Stock)

The Three Stigmata of Hannibal Lecter (Overthinking It)

Orphan Black and the Paradox of Self-Ownership (Overthinking It)

Minority Report and Prescient Technology (Overthinking It)

The Avengers: Jus in Bello and the Fury Doctrine (Overthinking It)

Gaze as Language in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Overthinking It)

Boardwalk Empire: The Old World and the New (Overthinking It)

Achewood, 2001-2011 (Overthinking It)

Breaking Bad Season 4: Labor Relations in America (Overthinking It)

Words are Wind: Repetition of Language in A Dance With Dragons (Overthinking It)

Blood, Tits and Scowling (Overthinking It)

Bad Enough Dudes: The Realpolitik of Video Games (Overthinking It)

American Zombie: The Walking Dead and Urban Flight (Overthinking It)

The Social Network and the Rise to Power Narrative (Overthinking It)

Treme: The White Asshole’s Burden (Overthinking It)

Star Wars Episode I: The Seven Warriors (Overthinking It)

I’m A Hustler, Homey; You a Customer, Crony: Gangsta Rap and Seinfeld (Overthinking It)

Why Everyone Gets Robocop But No One Gets Starship Troopers (Overthinking It)

Born in the USA: Our Most Misappropriated Patriotic Song? (Overthinking It)