About Eric Thurm

Eric Thurm is a third-year undergrad at the University of Chicago and an editorial intern at the A.V. Club. Find him on Twitter to hear about how he once watched every episode of Futurama twice in one weekend.

Netflix Jews: Saul Goodman, Breaking Bad’s Scheming Lawyer

By July 18, 2013

How the shady lawyer who changed his last name to sound Jewish became the show’s moral constant Read More

Network Jews: Special Agent Fox Mulder on 1990s Sci-Fi Drama ‘The X-Files’

By April 11, 2013

Why the FBI’s resident supernatural expert and conspiracy theorist is a Jewish action hero Read More

Network Jews: Dr. James Wilson on Fox’s Dark Medical Procedural ‘House’

By March 19, 2013

The hospital’s head of oncology is the only character who put up with Dr. House for the entire series Read More

Network Jews: Police Detective John Munch on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

By January 29, 2013

The sarcastic longtime cop with TV crossover success and a complicated relationship with Judaism Read More