A profile of the man who helped invent the modern art of presidential spin and came to embody the blurry line between journalist and government official.
On the talent, ego, and late father of Bryant Gumbel.
“In this scene, set at a government dacha, they are joined by their American counterparts at the State Department for a daylong picnic that grows increasingly informal, involving drinks, flirtation, a guitar jam and (spoiler) contact between two spies. At times in my new job, I feel like a spy myself, and one with a shaky cover. I don’t have a good answer for how I got here.”
Talking to Lee Daniels about Empire, Hollywood, and survival.
A roundtable on sexism in Hollywood and comedy.
The CNN anchor may not be the clueless bumbler the internet believes him to be.Previously: Brodesser-Akner on the Longform Podcast.
The politics and rhetoric of Trevor Noah’s appointment as the new host of the Daily Show.
David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos and director of the series finale, analyzes the final scene shot-by-shot.