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(The Hollywood Reporter)   CBS will need to create a new showrunner made out of 3 rubberbands, 2 chocolate bars, a wedding band, a mustache, a racing bicycle, and 4 socks   ( divider line
    More: Dumbass, CBS, CBS TV Studios, top showrunner Peter Lenkov, Daniel Dae Kim, Pleading, CBS Corporation, CBS TV Studios spokesperson, CBS Television Studios  
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2020-07-07 11:26:12 PM  
Interesting. Since the advent of television, arguably since the advent of acting, those who made creative content often got passes for bad behavior if their creations were lucrative or popular enough.  It looks like we may be seeing that sunset.  I'm curious for how long this will last.

About a year and a half ago, Lindsay Ellis, probably best known for her Nostalgia Chick persona, did a presentation on an idea known as Death of the Author.  It wasn't referring to the actual demise, but on the concept that the work could somehow be interpreted entirely independently of the person that created it.

Death of the Author
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The crux of the argument, and its followup just this week, she argued that it's not really possible to do this, especially when the creator is not actually dead.
2020-07-07 11:43:44 PM  
He's expendable if he's showrunning reboots. Too bad, schmuck
2020-07-07 11:44:12 PM  

It's impossible to read brief interviews with hideous men without thinking DFW is attempting to justify his behaviour.

There's a line from Bob's burgers that I think is appropriate.

Make sure all your hero's are old so they'll be dead when you're an adult
2020-07-07 11:57:02 PM  
Subby, did you steal the plans for my sex robot?
2020-07-08 12:31:52 AM  
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Reminds me of something...

2020-07-08 2:13:30 AM  
A: What is "12 days of christmas" for people that can't count very well...
2020-07-08 2:17:41 AM  
4 *mismatched* socks.
2020-07-08 6:25:10 AM  
Hey! I'm made of those things!
2020-07-08 7:14:35 AM  

Porous Horace: Subby, did you steal the plans for my sex robot?

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2020-07-08 9:21:18 AM  

Spartapuss: Porous Horace: Subby, did you steal the plans for my sex robot?

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OMG! Henry Fondle, is that you?
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