This piece originally appeared in my column for Huffington Post on November 27, 2013. There was an interesting discussion on Saturday’s “Up with Steve Kornacki” between Kornacki and John Sides, a political scientist who co-wrote The Gamble: Choice and Change in the 2012 Presidential Election, which takes the view that presidential elections are largely static stalemates that turn […]Read more "‘Moneyball’-ing election coverage"
This piece originally appeared in my column for Huffington Post on June 18, 2013. Film producer Lynda Obst’s career has had more twists and turns than a big-budget action movie — which is not the sort of movie she makes. (Not yet anyway, but more on that later.) Obst started her career as associate producer on Flashdance […]Read more "Linda Obst on Hollywood’s ‘New Abnormal’"