Tag Archives: Network

I’m thinking that I might need to get a TV and hook it up to the HBO

It looks to me like a reboot of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network. I’m generally against such things, but I’ve had a soft spot for Sorkin’s writing since Sports Night, and I think America could use another network news protagonist who takes it upon himself to speak truth to power. Here, as we haven’t run it in […]

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Dylan Ratigan’s epic meltdown on the state of American politics

They’re calling this Dylan Ratigan’s “Network” moment, so I thought that I’d present the two scenes together and let you decide how appropriate the comparison is. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy [note: Ratigan is good for at least one quality rant a year.]

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