Wall Street is evincing it, just like everything else. "His views of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin are as predictable as Sean Hannity's deferential treatment of her during a Wednesday night interview on Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes.
We're in deep ca-ca."He's told that the stock market had just plunged another 450 points on the Wednesday of our interview."Oh Jesus! We live in times of manifest polarization."I think it's a joke," Asner says of Palin's selection.
Still, there's a good bit of blunt language to contend with (think "vajayjay" and "douche bag") and some instances of underage drinking (which don't appear to have serious consequences).
And, context or no, teens who watch will see a fair number of high-end brands and get an eyeful of a generally luxurious, unattainable lifestyle.
Doing this every week will be a big challenge, though.
Worst Week is the first CBS fall comedy to go au natural since -- damned if I can remember. His principal credits have been as a co-producer on two critically acclaimed but ratings-starved comedies -- Scrubs and Sports Night.He hasn't mellowed."I think in many shapes and forms, the lunatics have taken over the asylum," he says. We have a manufactured war that never should have taken place.Basic fundamentals of freedom and liberty are banished. So tell me where the sanity is, where the standards are.""We're in free fall.And nothing ever seems to go remotely well when Sam is in close proximity to Dick and Angela Clayton (Kurtwood Smith, Nancy Lenehan)."Last time I was there, I burned down their house," gun-shy Sam recalls as they plan to break news on both fronts.It goes only marginally better this time, with our dogged sad sack arriving very late to dinner in makeshift garbage bag briefs after some post-traumatic stress from an office party.