Dave Itzkoff is a culture reporter for the New York Times. He is the author of Cocaine’s Son, a memoir about growing up with his drug-abusing father and Mad as Hell, all about the making of the film Network.
February 27, 2014
Dave Itzkoff of The New York Times and author of the new book “Mad As Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies” joins Jake to talk about story of Howard Beale. The first known instance of a man who was killed because he had lousy ratings. It’s an in depth discussion on Paddy Chayefsky’s satirical film Network you won’t want to miss. Don’t forget to check out all the videos from this episode are over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles! If you’re in Los Angeles, come join Jake as he presents a midnight 35mm screening of Ladies and Gentleman: The Fabulous Stains on Friday, April 4th at Cinefamily! Go to www.cinefamily.org for tickets.