LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Writer Joshua Brand accepts The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement onstage at the 2013 WGAw Writers Guild Awards at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on February 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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I told him to do it himself" ( Vengeance Is Mine! ). And GLAAD will not be honoring Spillane any time soon. But to imply, as Paddy Chayefsky did, that it was simply the dum-dum public lapping up the sadism and sex that accounted for Spillane's popularity is from Barnes & Noble Review Read more »
Is reality TV worth dying for?
DAYS foreshadowed in Paddy Chayefsky's "Network" are upon us. In that 1976 movie, network bosses hire a terrorist group to kill an aging anchorman on air to goose ratings. Is what TV is doing (and causing) today - outing fame-starved people in a pressure cooker from Philadelphia Daily News Read more »
Liz Magic Laser Assumes the (Poll) Position
improbably named Liz Magic Laser (yes, that really is her name) is a 21st-century Paddy Chayefsky. A hugely talented, unlikely 31-year-old art star who became famous in 2011 for staging I Feel Your Pain—a piece of interactive theater combining transcripts from Village Voice Read more »