Chernobyl Is Now

Chernobyl is a show that is resolutely and solemnly about the past made in such a rigorous way that it can’t happen but make me think about the lack of rigor in our day to day consumption and production of information. NPR produced a podcast with Craig Mazin, the writer and producer of Chernobyl, and Peter Sagal so that they could unpack the levels of obsessive detail on the show. It’s a worthy companion to the hit show, an almost real-time director’s commentary, much of which is Sagal asking Mazin “Really?! That really happened?!” And the answer is always yes, holy shit, yes.



Theatre. Sports. Econ. Cocktails. General geekery. The usual.

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