Apr 12, 2020
Some of the freshest works on TV today are the result of screen adaptations of best selling novels. Abbe Wright of Penguin Random House, who is also podcast host of The Adaptables and Read it Forward, discusses this current trend of adaptations from the publishing and storytelling perspectives.
Since the early days of...
Mar 9, 2020
L.A. Law (1986-94)
lived a glamorous, full life. The series pilot, written by Steven
Bochco (Hill Street Blues) and Terry Louise Fisher
(writer/producer of Cagney & Lacey), when viewed today
is a time capsule of office life that reveals sexism, racism, and
generational approaches to power.
Full of quality TV...
Dec 23, 2019
End of year lists that honor the memories of celebrities and prominent figures are a tradition that this podcast has passed up in recent years. A deeper look at the list of prominent TV women lost in 2019 calls out not just the well-known women - usually actors - but also those who built careers behind the scenes.