Trump, TV, & the Fracturing of America | Aryeh Cohen-Wade & James Poniewozik [Culturally Determined]

James’s new e book on Trump and tv, Viewers of One 0:11
When TV was concerning the “least objectionable programming” 8:58
The 1980s, when cable fractured TV and Trump began to rise 13:35
Trump’s postmodern transformation right into a signifier of wealth 21:49
How David Letterman and Trump used one another 36:29
Aryeh recollects his days watching The Apprentice 42:37
James: The Trump marketing campaign was “like a airplane that crashes on daily basis” 53:41
The grasp of TV turns into TV’s slave 58:25
What did Trump perceive about TV that Hillary didn’t? 65:55

Aryeh Cohen-Wade (Joking on the Sq., @AryehCW) and James Poniewozik (The New York Occasions, Viewers of One)

Recorded January 16, 2020

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