Why You Better Call Saul: What Our Favorite TV Lawyer Says About Life, Love, and Scheming Your Way to Acquittal and a Large Cash Payout

Why You Better Call Saul: What Our Favorite TV Lawyer Says About Life, Love, and Scheming Your Way to Acquittal and a Large Cash Payout

by Steven Keslowitz

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Overview

Better Call Saul chronicles the transformation of a decent, likable guy named Jimmy McGill into Saul Goodman, the morally bankrupt lawyer we met on Breaking Bad. Captivating and funny, the show provides far more than a few binge-watched hours of entertainment, raising questions about the legal system and human nature itself.

Why You Better Call Saul: What Our Favorite TV Lawyer Says About Life, Love, and Scheming Your Way to Acquittal and a Large Cash Payout examines the many faces of our favorite fictional lawyer, as well as other characters in the Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul universe:


  • Is Saul Goodman a persona that Jimmy invents to attract a particular kind of client, or does he reflect Jimmy's true self?
  • To what extent does Jimmy/Saul bend -- or break -- the rules to which attorneys are bound?
  • What do Jimmy McGill and Mike Ehrmantraut have in common with Dexter Morgan?
  • What do Jimmy's most important relationships teach us about the effect of outside influences on one's psyche?
  • How do Saul Goodman and Walter White break free of societal constraints?
  • How does Saul manipulate the media in order to promote his legal services? Is he defined by his tacky advertisements?
  • And much more …

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998895109
Publisher: QuillPop Books
Publication date: 04/10/2017
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 461,461
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

STEVEN KESLOWITZ is a practicing attorney and pop culture expert. He is the author of three other books -- The World According to the Simpsons, The Tao of Jack Bauer, and From Poland to Brooklyn -- and several journal articles focused on the intersection of law and pop culture. Please visit his website at StevenKeslowitz.com

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