A 15 Minute Conversation with Jon Bokenkamp, Creator of The Blacklist

Inside the Interrogation Room with Jon Bokenkamp   His name is seen in a “blink-or-you’ll-miss it” flash at the start of each episode of The Blacklist. He is the genius that brought James Spader as Raymond Reddington into our living rooms on Thursday nights. He entertains us with eccentric characters …

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Tell Him It’s Raymond Reddington – Inside The Interrogation Room with Harry Lennix

Tell Him It’s Raymond Reddington – Inside The Interrogation Room with Harry Lennix “Good afternoon. I’m here to see Assistant Director Harold Cooper… Tell him it’s Raymond Reddington.” – Raymond Reddington In the pilot episode of The Blacklist, Raymond Reddington mentions the name of Assistant Director Harold Cooper in the …

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The Best Rejection Letter I’ve Ever Received

The Best Rejection Letter I’ve Ever Received   As a writer and journalist for several publications, I’ve received more than my share of rejection letters. Some publishers send the submission back with no indication anyone even bothered to read it while others return submissions that are bleeding out with red …

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Inside The Interrogation Room with Amir Arison, Agent Aram Mojtabai

Inside The Interrogation Room with Amir Arison, Agent Aram Mojtabai   I don’t know about you, but I adore Agent Aram Mojtabai on The Blacklist. He’s meek but earnest, cautious yet daring, stern yet compassionate, somewhat naive but downright brilliant. A wonderful and challenging mix for any actor to take …

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Will The Real Raymond Reddington Please Stand Up?

Dissecting The True Identity Of The “Concierge Of Crime’   Disclaimer! The following article repetitiously refers to a “Real Reddington” and an “Impostor Reddington”. Impostor Reddington is the Reddington fans have grown to love for the past 2 1/2 seasons of The Blacklist. The Real Reddington is missing in action. …

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Here a Mole, There a Mole, Every Where a Mole, Mole

Here a Mole, There a Mole, Every Where a Mole, Mole   The Blacklist is full of recurrent plot devices. One of these plot devices is the suspicion of a mole within the task force. In season 1, Anselo Garrick breaches the blacksite with information from mole, Dianne Fowler. Well, …

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