While winners ultimately writes histories, what makes a winner often depends on the tenor of the times. And the times they are a-changin’. Again.
David Lynch and Mark Frost’s indispensably surreal soap opera ripped apart television tradition as it riveted viewers with a ceaseless mix of dream-noir intrigue and persistent humor.
Stephen Colbert’s nightly merge of news, hilarity, social commentary, wit and shameless plugs for everything from his painting in the Smithsonian to his marketable man-seed have fully turned the pop-culture’s self-obsessed mirror upon itself.
Coincidence? Let’s weigh the evidence.
I spent a great Saturday asking the hard questions at Wired.