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Comedy is Hard

Comedy is Hard

By on Apr 2, 2014 in Agents of Zeitgeist, Television | 2 comments

The #CancelColbert controversy over the weekend has gotten me thinking about the perils of being a comedy professional — which I am not. However, some thirty years ago I was an aspiring sitcom writer and was working behind the scenes in comedy television, and totally agree that Comedy is HARD. So is navigating the many avenues of race and ethnicity in 21st...

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The New Television Season All Comes Down to Execution

The New Television Season All Comes Down to Execution

By on Sep 20, 2013 in Agents of Zeitgeist, Television | 2 comments

This has been one of those weeks where I’ve been afraid to read the news. Beginning with the Navy Yard shooting on Monday, it’s just been an unrelenting stream of one sad news story after another. Thank goodness we’re at the start of a new television season. I need escapist entertainment just to stay sane.   That’s why I joined my fellow...

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My MOM Confession

My MOM Confession

By on Sep 9, 2013 in Agents of Zeitgeist, Sponsored, Television | 1 comment

I have a MOM confession to make: I am a TV addict. OK, maybe that’s not much of a secret. It’s not even something I am all that ashamed of. I guess it’s not that much of a confession, is it? Now that theĀ Fall season is imminent, I will soon be lost to my family, as I immerse myself in all the networks’ new offerings. I have purchased a hard...

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