Archive for September 21st, 2008

The Emmy Race…

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Emmys race comes down to old or new

 

 

 

It’s youth versus maturity. Change versus experience. A lot like our presidential race. The results could tell us plenty about what we value.

 

By Mary McNamara, Times Television Critic
September 21, 2008

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IT’S A race to decide what we value most: the vibrant and new or that which is mellow with experience. Shall we surrender to the seductive nature of callow youth or the guaranteed satisfaction that only maturity can provide?

 

Astonishingly enough, it would seem that the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on ABC tonight have managed to become part of the larger cultural conversation.

 

“Change” howled the Obama campaign from its infancy. “Experience” the Clinton supporters bellowed right back. And we know how that one turned out. Now we are in the midst of a campaign that redefines May-December relationships on both tickets while everyone grows hoarse debating the merits of record versus vision.   (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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