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"The Paper" alert

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Batman, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    On Encore Drama right now. Hadn't seen it before last night, when it came on at 3 a.m. Just happened to be up, and watched the whole thing. Great, great movie. They nailed the little bits and pieces of activity around the newsroom.
  2. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    Heard the sequel is in the works.

    "The fanboi web site."
  3. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    Phil: Aw, Jesus, Bernie. Come on with the smoke. You know the doctor found nicotine in my urine again.
    Bernie: Then keep your dick out of my ashtray.
  4. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    What's up his ass?
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    The cranky guy who was very proprietary about his chair had me rolling. I've never worked at a paper that didn't have a guy like that, always bitching about how he needed it set "just so."
  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Watched it again this afternoon, and one thing stood out that really bothered me. And a spoiler alert if someone hasn't seen the movie.
    When Alicia and Henry brawl in the pressroom, the pressman says "about 90,000" papers have already been run. After the press is restarted following their fight, at least a couple of hours have to pass before Alicia changes the cover. They have enough time to get out of the building and go to the bar for a drink or two, and to take an ambulance ride to the hospital. Gotta be at least an hour to 90 minutes, right?
    So what happened to all of the papers with the "Gotcha" headline? How many of them hit the street? Did they redo the whole run? Assuming The Sun's circulation is a few hundred thousand, the press run had to be almost over by the time she called to change it, right?
    Did they just change it for the next edition? This is bugging me.
  7. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Thanks for bailing us out, there, JD.

    Now, nobody post any more shit until I've had three cokes, OK?
  9. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Could we possibly get another dick drawing?
  10. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    This looks like the fifth at Shinnecothe. And I would play over the water, by the way.
  11. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Watch it, Zeke, with the smoke. You know, the doctor found nicotine in my urine again.
  12. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Really? Well guess fucking what? I don't really fucking care. You wanna know fucking why? Because I don't fucking live in the fucking world! I live in fucking New York City! So go fuck yourself!

    (And, BTW, let me just say how great it is to find people who dig that flick as much as I do. I've tried to share it with friends, my family and even one girlfriend and none of them got it. I even pointed to the clock scenes -- when time just disappears as they're working on something intense -- by way of explanation of how it sometimes gets, and they all just looked at me with blank stares.)
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