Why do we love anti-heroes?
Broadcast: Midmorning, 11/10/2010, 10:06 a.m.
From Don Draper to Lisbeth Salander, deeply flawed and un-heroic characters abound in TV, film, and literature. Why do we love anti-heroes, and what does it say about us?
- Troy Patterson: TV critic for Slate.com and a film critic for Spin.
- Sarah Weinman: book critic. She reviews mystery fiction for the Los Angeles Times and blogs at "Confessions of An Idiosyncratic Mind."