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08

Apr 2004

TV Execs

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Brian Castaneda writes to me: “My current theory is that network executives are a bunch of cowed and gutless morons who don’t have an iota of courage or the wherewithal to support quality shows. But that can’t be it, right? Right?” I don’t think so. I know all of us TV writers are supposed to […]

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08

Apr 2004

Funny Clip

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My buddy, TV writer Paul Guyot sent me this very funny short film “The Reel Life.” Although its about advertising, it might as well be about network TV, too.

08

Apr 2004

Fanfic

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Many years ago, I was a writer-producer on Steven Spielberg’s science fiction TV series SeaQuest, which featured Roy Scheider and a crew that included a talking dolphin patrolling the oceans of the future in an unbelievably phallic submarine. I joined the show in its third and, as it turned out, final season. Because I was […]

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08

Apr 2004

Fiction is Reality on Television

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When I was hired on Diagnosis Murder, I naturally figured my career was over. There I was, in my early 30s, stuck on a show that was considered by The Industry as programming for the elderly and the last professional stop for TV writers on their way to the Motion Picture Home themselves. How could […]

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07

Apr 2004

The Habit

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The best hamburger place in LA. I eat at the Woodland Hills place four or five times a week. Always the same thing. Double charburger with cheese, protein style. I’ve also fallen into the habit (nice segue) of eating breakfast on my way to work at the local Dennys. I’ve only been going in for […]

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07

Apr 2004

My Brother On The Atkins Diet

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My brother writes a terrific column for the Las Vegas Mercury. ..especially when he’s writing about my Mom. All of us Goldberg men are lard-asses… so we are on the Atkins Diet. Well, I am. Tod quit because he couldn’t poop anymore… and wrote a very funny column about it called The Crap Free Diet. […]

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07

Apr 2004

So It Begins…

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Television is my life. Well, at least it pays for my life… and consumes most of it. I’m either watching it, or thinking about it, or talking about it, or making it. Today, I spent most of my time making it, sitting in on meetings for the new season of “1-800-Missing.” We let our star, […]

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