Tag: TV

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Mostly Joking

Behind the scenes with the creator of Black-ish.

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The Mayor vs. the Mogul

Mike Bloomberg goes back to work.

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Anchorman: The Legend of Don Lemon

The CNN anchor may not be the clueless bumbler the internet believes him to be.

Previously: Brodesser-Akner on the Longform Podcast.
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Necessarily the News

The politics and rhetoric of Trevor Noah’s appointment as the new host of the Daily Show.

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This Magic Moment

David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos and director of the series finale, analyzes the final scene shot-by-shot.

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The Cousins Karamazov

David Simon and Richard Price, two of the greatest crime storytellers of our time, talk about their craft.

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Scenes with Joan Scheckel

She teaches directors to direct.

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(Actually) True War Stories at NBC News

It’s a mess inside the network – and Brian Williams may still come out on top.

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How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where that Malaysia Airline Plane Is?

“Okay,” I said. “What do you think is the percentage chance that I’m right?”

“I don’t know,” she said. “Five percent?”

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Brother from Another Mother

Key and Peele try to make comedic sense of America’s confusions about race. Their secret? “Really, there’s no actual strategy.”

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David Simon Does Not Care What You Think Is Cool About His TV Shows

On the set of ‘Show Me a Hero,’ his new HBO miniseries, Simon is as impassioned, cantankerous, and uncompromising as ever.