Last spring the fifth season of House of Cards was released. House of Cards has always been seen as a over-the-top caricature of American politics. But since the election of Trump arguably reality has been more absurd than House of Cards.
Together with a two renown America-watchers SIB Amsterdam will study the fiction and non-fiction of House of Cards and the current politics of this famous Netflix series. We will compare Frank Underwood and Donald Trump and look at the origins of House of Cards and what it has been based upon.