Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad – Intimatenights.co.uk


Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad A revealing look at the shows that helped TV emerge as the signature art form of the twenty first centuryIn the late s and early s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation While the networks continued to chase the lowest common denominator, a wave of new shows on cable channels dramatically stretched televisions narrative inventiveness, emotional resonance, and artistic ambition Combining deep reportage with cultural analysis and historical context, Brett Martin recounts the rise and inner workings of a genre that represents not only a new golden age for TV, but also a cultural watershedDifficult Men features extensive interviews with all the major players, including David Chase, David Simon, David Milch, and Alan Ball in addition to other writers, executives, directors and actors Martin delivers never before heard story after story, revealing how cable television became a truly significant and influential part of our culture


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