Cord Jefferson is a journalist turned television writer whose credits include Succession, The Good Place, and Watchmen.
“I’m a fearful person. I’m afraid of a lot of things. I’m afraid of how people perceive me, I’m afraid of hurting myself, I’m afraid of heights. I’m afraid of a lot. Bravery does not come naturally to me. But the moments when I feel like I’ve done the best in my life and been the proudest of myself are when I’ve overcome that fear to do something that scares me.”
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- Longform Podcast #61: Cord Jefferson
- Jefferson on Longform
- [01:55] “Video of Violent, Rioting Surfers Shows White Culture of Lawlessness” (Gawker • 2013)
- [02:02] “Cord Jefferson, Chris Hayes Ask What White Community Will Do About ‘White Criminal Culture’ (VIDEO)” (HuffPost • 2013)
- [10:05] “Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend, The Most Heartbreaking And Inspirational Story Of The College Football Season, Is A Hoax” (Deadspin • 2013)
- [22:58] The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (2015-2016)
- [29:50] Master of None
- [29:55] The Good Place
- [29:57] Watchmen
- [29:59] Succession
- [30:05] “Mackenzie Davis & Himesh Patel To Star In ‘Station Eleven’ HBO Max Limited Series” (Deadline • 2019)
- [59:31] “Don't Stop Running: A Case for Trying” (The Awl • 2012)