Associate Professor of EnglishThe Ohio State University
Coming to a stopThanks, everyone. I really like the idea of Milch working at the intersection of Renoir and Welles (cherry-picking two of Jason and David's citations), especially as this ties in with my comment on Jason's post about Milch's constant negot ...
Space and timeI really like your juxtaposition of the starts of Deadwood and Luck--illustrating how law, custom, and transportation serve as launches in both cases. (Language seems a different animal.) This inevitably recalls Milch's references to the ancestor-se ...
Dialogue, realism, audienceI could listen to Milch talk all day. Many things resonate in this illuminating clip, but I'll cite two in particular--plus an aside. First, Milch's twin instructions for writers--to sacrifice clarity if necessary and to represent the accuracy ...