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Michael Cristofer Interviewed by TV Fanatic; Critics Smitten With Episode 11

This week, Michael Cristofer spoke about playing Truxton Spangler, and critics bubbled over with praise for the latest Rubicon episode.

TV Fanatic interviewed Michael Cristofer about playing Truxton Spangler. “He’s a lot like Dick Cheney,” he says of his character. “There was also a man named William Shawn who ran The New Yorker in the 1950s. … He really did eat corn flakes.”

– Critics are over the moon for Episode 11. A.V. Club gives it a solid “A” and Time declares, “Rubicon may have taken its time, but man, has it become a ride.” For more thoughts on the episode, go to HitFix, Daemons TV, TV Fanatic and the L.A. Times.

Maureen Ryan and Ryan McGee at TV Squad rave about Rubicon in their Ryan & Ryan podcast. “I just fell completely head over heels in love with all these people,” Ryan says. “I’m absolutely obsessed with this world.” And of course, “We loves us some Truxton Spangler,” she adds.

Executive producer Henry Bromell writes an essay for The New Yorker about stealing books from his high school library.

Radio host Leonard Lopate makes a brief reference to Rubicon in an interview with the author of a heavily redacted book about the war in Afghanistan.

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