speaking of that Rod Serling interview back there, here’s one with the great RS on THE MIKE WALLACE INTERVIEW — in which Wallace can barely hide his contempt — for many many things — and Serling gives no quarter in return.
Fuck anyone that makes you feel like less of an artist for making the art you want to make; fuck ‘em twice if you’re rod serling and mike wallace tries to shame you for… well, for anything.
in my heart you can draw a straight line from this to the mike wallace of THE INSIDER — a company man from start to finish.
“So for the time being, you’ve given up on writing anything important for television.”
I watch this a couple times a year. Keeps fuel in the tank.