The West Wing: Season 2 — a review

Sure, I’m late to the party. Not even fashionably late, just “late.” A couple of decades after the fact, I’m finally watching The West Wing, which—-I’m happy to say—actually lives up to all of its hype. Of course, the word “hype” suggests the promotion or publicity of something upcoming or current. Maybe there’s a different […]

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I Like The Way You Talk (How Tarantino, Sorkin & Kevin Smith Won Me Over with Dialogue)

Nothing reveals character as much as dialogue. This applies in real-life as much as it does in fiction. I can hear your objection to this. Talk is cheap, you say? Actions speak louder than words. I understand your position on this. If a person’s actions are inconsistent with the words they speak, that still reveals […]

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