Reviews, commentary, Time cover stories, etc.

Is NBC to Blame for Simone Biles’ Meltdown?  (Washington Post, Aug. 2, 2021)

Why Can’t the Impressionists Do Joe Biden? (Washington Post, March 8, 2021)

The Holiday Season Goes Virtual (Washington Post, Dec. 29, 2020)

When Does Peak TV Become Too Much TV? (Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19, 2020)

The Comedy Mind of Donald Trump (Washington Post, July 6, 2020)

Welcome to the Skype Pandemic (New York Times, April 23, 2020)

When Did Routine Weather Become Big News? (Washington Post, November 30, 2019)

Elvis Presley’s Las Vegas Comeback (New York Times, July 31, 2019)

The Late-Night Satirists and Trump (Washington Post, June 19, 2019)

We Joke. You Decide (Time, September 26, 2016)

David Letterman”s Farewell  (New York Times, May 14, 2015)

Woody Allen and Bullets Over Broadway  (Time, April 3, 2014)

Alan Ayckbourn: Man of the Moment (Time, April 23, 2009)

Mel Brooks and The Producers (Time, April 30, 2001)

Madonna and Evita (Time, December 30, 1996)

David Letterman: New Dave Dawning (TIme, August 30, 1993)

Diane Sawyer: Is She Worth It?  (Time, August 7, 1989)

TV and Radio:

On Point, NPR, August 2, 2019

Serious Jibber Jabber, with Conan O’Brien, (April 19, 2016)

CBS Sunday Morning (Feb. 22, 2009)

Late Show With David Letterman (February 19, 2009)