Jack O'Keeffe
Jack is a writer and comedian based in Philadelphia. He believes that if you want to have a good life, you've gotta watch The Good Wife.

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The Violence In 'The Punisher' Doesn't Always Have A Point & That's A Problem

If The Punisher has a superpower, that power is the ability to inflict violence. While many superheroes, ranging from the light-hearted Spider-Man to the grim, brooding Batman, have a strong moral stance and tend to adopt "no-kill" rules when they fi…
By Jack O'Keeffe

How Micro’s Surveillance In ‘The Punisher’ Disregards His Family’s Right To Privacy

For most of The Punisher Season 1, the Lieberman family are haunted by the ghost of their father. David, who goes by the codename Micro in The Punisher isn't a literal ghost, but he may as well be. Spoilers! While his wife and children mourn his (fak…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Why You May Actually Find Yourself Empathizing With The ‘Runaways’ “Evil” Parents

The Runaways television show makes some bold choices when adapting the story for television. Some characters are lost in the transition, other characters were invented for the show, and a few characters seem to go through a major personality change. …
By Jack O'Keeffe

Why Even Picky Comics Fans Will Approve Of TV’s ‘Runaways’

Marvel's Runaways was unlike anything else in comics when the series premiered in 2003. It's a series focused around teenagers, who were almost entirely removed from the rest of the Marvel Universe — some of whom didn't even have superpowers. Runaway…
By Jack O'Keeffe

This ‘Punisher’ Villain May Be Back With A New Identity In Season 2

Spoilers for The Punisher Season 1. Although it's not obvious at first, by the end of Season 1 of The Punisher Billy Russo emerges as the big bad guy of the season. He and Frank Castle both came from the same background and used to be close friends, …
By Jack O'Keeffe

‘The Punisher’ May Finally Have A Friend In The Federal Government

Spoilers for Season 1 of The Punisher. For most of Season 1 of The Punisher, William "Agent Orange" Rawlins is the most powerful man in the room. He's the mastermind behind Project Cerberus, he's the person the only person that Billy Russo seems to b…
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How ’The Punisher’s Corrupt Covert Ops Team Connects To The Comics

The Punisher's greatest enemy is his own past. Even when he's not being haunted by the death of his family or racked with guilt from his own actions in the military, he's being hunted by men who already believed he was dead. Spoilers! Some former mem…
By Jack O'Keeffe

‘The Punisher’ Explores PTSD Through This Heartbreaking Character

The Punisher may be centered around Frank Castle, but the Netflix series introduces a large cast of newbies to the Marvel-Netflix Universe. While some of the cast comes from Castle's past, there are a few characters who exist on the outskirts of his …
By Jack O'Keeffe

Is 'The Punisher' Too Violent For Marvel Fans?

Frank Castle is called The Punisher for a reason. If Frank Castle has a problem with someone, they'll die a painful death. While fans of Netflix's Marvel Universe may be excited for a new show to binge, squeamish viewers, beware: The Punisher may be …
By Jack O'Keeffe

'The Punisher' Completely Revamps A Classic Comic Character

The Punisher isn't shy about the mental-health struggles of its characters. While dark, brooding vigilante tales are nothing new (see every Batman movie for proof of that,) the tormented men of The Punisher Season One are tormented for a very good re…
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Why Kastle ’Shippers Should Be Watching ‘The Punisher’ Very Closely

There may be something more than friendship between Karen Page and Frank Castle, and The Punisher Season 1 will bring them back into each other's orbit. The two first came together in Daredevil Season 2, and quickly formed a kinship with each other. …
By Jack O'Keeffe

This Original 'Punisher' Character Could Be Frank's Downfall

As Frank Castle goes from Daredevil supporting character to leading role in his own show, a collection of new characters are joining him to flesh out this new world. One of these characters, Homeland Security agent Sam Stein on The Punisher, may take…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Here’s What Has To Happen For ‘The Punisher’ To Get A Season 2

Frank Castle isn't new to the Marvel Netflix Universe, but he is getting his own full season starring role in The Punisher Season 1, premiering Nov. 17. The Netflix spinoff series joins many other television shows, including five others on the strea…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Hulu's New Series 'There's Johnny' Shows How Much Work Goes Into Late Night TV

Once upon a time, there was an undisputed king of late night television. While the crowd of late night television host has become significantly larger in the 21st century, there was a time where the idea of late night TV was synonymous with Johnny Ca…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Every Inappropriate Shirtless Moment On 'Riverdale'... So Far

Have you heard the good news? Archie is hot now. In nearly every episode of The CW's Riverdale, Archie Andrews gets the opportunity to remind the audience, and the world, that he is, beyond question, really hot now. So hot, in fact, that Riverdale ke…
By Jack O'Keeffe

One ‘Mr. Robot’ Fan Theory Spells Doom For A Fan-Favorite Character

Mr. Robot is known for foreshadowing its season-defining twists. By the time that Mr. Robot's true identity was revealed in Season 1, it was already well telegraphed that he was only inside Elliot's head. Similarly, Season 2's prison twist was hinted…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Hulu's New Show 'Future Man' Will Change How You See Video Game Violence

Future Man's Josh Futterman (Josh Hutcherson) kills hundreds of people every day, but if you asked him about it, he'd probably argue that they're virtual mutant people, not actual people. As a janitor living with his parents, Josh dives into Bionic W…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Here’s How ‘Mr. Robot’ Pulled Off That Stunning One-Take Episode

Mr. Robot's most shocking episode yet, "eps3.4_runtime-err0r.r00," is also its most technically impressive. While the attack on E Corp will make for a riveting, explosive hour, the most impressive element is that the Nov. 8 Mr. Robot episode appears …
By Jack O'Keeffe

‘Mr. Robot’ Might Actually Be About Time Travel & Fans Don’t Know How To Process It

Whether Mr. Robot is uncovering hidden alliances, suddenly killing off major characters, or showing the world through the eyes of an unreliable narrator, the show loves to keeps its audience on its toes. If the Mr. Robot time travel theory going arou…
By Jack O'Keeffe

This USA Drama Will Make Reading 'Grapes Of Wrath' Way More Exciting

The new USA Network period drama Damnation premieres on Nov. 7 and takes audiences back to 1930s middle-America. The show centers around an explosive conflict in small-town Iowa, but are the events of Damnation true? The show focuses primarily on Set…
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