271: Stopping The Presses For Press On Masterpiece

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By Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, David T. Cole

271: Stopping The Presses For Press On Masterpiece

PBS's Masterpiece has premiered the British miniseries Press, a tale of warring London newspapers, and we've brought a former newspaper reporter, Daniel MacEachern, back to the podcast to talk about it! Around The Dial clicks through Evil, Big Mouth, and Cash Cab, before we each pitch our own Fosse/Verdon-style limited series based on a real person's life (and possibly a specific biography). Danny presents The Grinder's "Grinder v. Grinder" for induction into the Canon. Then we're on to naming the week's Winner and Loser, and finishing up with a Game Time that might sound a little familiar. Put down any newspaper you might be reading and listen to us instead!


SHOW TOPICS

PressATD: EvilATD: Big MouthATD: Cash CabExtra Credit: Small Screen / Larger Than LifeThe Canon: The Grinder S01.E13: Grinder v. GrinderWinner and Loser of the WeekGame Time: Familiar Situations


SHOW NOTES

Daniel MacEachern on TwitterDavid Roth, Laura Wagner, and Kelsey McKinney's Deadspin report on TheMaven's Sports Illustrated takeoverBig Mouth co-creator Andrew Goldberg apologized for the show's description of pansexualityMark And Sarah Talk About Songs ranks Live Through ThisQuaid In Full's episode on Dennis Quaid's Baretta episodeThe Amazonian Expedition That Nearly Killed Theodore RooseveltPhoto: Courtesy of Lookout Point - Photographer: Dean Chalkley/Colin Hutton


DISCUSSION

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