The Alienist

Finding the Lower East Side in TNT’s ‘The Alienist’

Posted January 26, 2018 at 5:14 am

An Alienist. That person you see once every two weeks to regulate your NYC-driven anxiety medication, aka the 19th century nickname for doctors who studied mental health. (Mental health patients felt alienated from those with tangible illnesses and generally were alienated, forced to live in institutions and asylums.) TNT took one of my all time […]

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