One intriguing detail of halt and catch fire is the fluid sexuality of its visionary tech guru Joe MacMillan, played by Lee Pace.
We’ve seen him hook up with men and women, face stigma from friends and co-workers, and (this season) experience a crisis of faith as he confronted the possibility he may have contracted HIV. Though the show’s main focus is still the exploration of the birth of the internet age, it’s important that it acknowledged how deeply the epidemic shook up lives in the ‘80s.
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Last modified: June 22, 2018