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Escaping the Truman Show of Our Times

After learning his whole world is an illusion, Truman commits to finding an authentic life, even if he must die trying. If you're going to get back on course, you'll need Truman-like determination, too. Read More ›

Rules of TV Punditry

“We’d like you for an on-air terrorism and defense commentator.” “No.” “We’ll pay you.” “Yes.” And so, last September, I morphed from think tank policy pogue (a venerable military term denoting anyone who’s farther from the fighting than you are) into regional TV bobble head. KING5 in Seattle and their co-located sister station, NorthWest Cable News. Good folks. Good product. Read More ›