Thor Benander

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Thor Benander is the Editor-in-Chief of The Antagonist and a father of four. He’s a lover of ancient history, Greek food, and sports. He loves to travel and thinks that if libraries were the center of American society, many things would improve overnight. You can hit him up at

‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ Surprises

If you were lucky enough to enjoy the lovely, prosaic novel of the same name by Amor Towles, you may have approached this television adaptation by Showtime with the trepidation I did.  It chronicles the story of one man during the fallout of the Russian Aristocracy, and the years afterward.  A red wave sweeps over Russia, where all the nobles…