The Workaholic Culture Of Pop Culture

Looking back across my experience in media, it seems like the heroes in popular culture never stop working. I first noticed this with the X-Files. Mulder and Scully never seem to get off shift. They were in perpetual pursuit of Mulder’s sister who had been abducted by aliens, or they were working to end a worldwide conspiracy perpetrated by the smoking man and his workaholic friends in high places. They were always working on something.

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Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.

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