The Detecting the Marvelous crew get together to get a little Freaudian and talk about Vertigo's Sandman covering the first half of Volume 1 Preludes & Nocturnes. We talk about Neil Gaiman's early work, the inspirations and the plot threads setup in this first series.
To the young, artists' careers seem like bottle rockets: a skyward blast illuminating the heavens for a moment before descending back to earth a shamble of blackened paper and gunpowder. Indeed, this fate awaits many (do you really imagine future humans collecting Thomas Kincades or listening to Limp Bizkit?). Others, however, do not fall but instead are swept into orbit.
There is no questioning Claire Danes' talent as an actress.