“We’re saying that’s the end,” he said. Mr. McKean called recently to discuss Chuck’s exit, his Mylar man cave and the joy of destruction. These are edited excerpts from the conversation. Are we sure Chuck is definitely a goner? I am. I know they want to bring me in for some flashbacks this coming season, but that’s kind of beside the point. One of the things that made Jimmy Saul Goodman is the burden of, if not guilt, then that nagging feeling of having being somehow involved [in Chuck’s demise].
There is little that is pleasurable about Chuck, who stands out as the prime target of viewer scorn on a show full of slippery lawyers and murderous drug dealers. He arrived as a scolding prig, criticizing Mr. Odenkirk’s Jimmy even as he relied on him for care. (Chuck’s crippling electromagnetic hypersensitivity makes him a shut-in.) By the third season, which ends next Monday, Chuck was trying to have Jimmy disbarred — deservedly so, it should be noted — and planning to sue his own law firm.
“Our culture doesn’t want to take things at face value,” he said. “I’m not saying ‘The Leftovers’ is a simple show, but I am saying you can take it at face value.”In a phone conversation, Mr. Lindelof discussed the “Leftovers” finale, Messiah complexes and Mark Linn-Baker. These are edited excerpts from the interview. How do you hope people feel about the “Leftovers” finale? I want people to feel like they’ve just taken their last bite of the meal and that they are sated, not ill. [Laughs.]
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".