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.