Episode 106 – Being the Ricardos: masterful writing, but does it work?

June 1, 2022  

Season 1

There’s no question that Aaron Sorkin is a master storyteller, and the craft on display here is next level stuff. But, it doesn’t necessarily mean the story works. In this episode, Melanie attempts to untangle the genre while Valerie discusses the hazards of prioritizing elevated writing technique over fundamental storytelling basics.