Floating in the Dark with Paddy

|Kevin Obsatz| How do you go from Network to Altered States?  According to a biography about the screenwriter of both films, Paddy Chayefsky (Mad As Hell by Paddy Considine), it sounds like life in New York in the mid-1970s was about as good as it can possibly get for… Continue reading

Altered States on Altered States

|Patrick Clifford| In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected to be the 40th President of these United States. Among other things, Ronny and his wife Nancy were to become the figureheads of the War on Drugs with a PSA campaign that told America to “Just Say No.” Also in 1980, Ken… Continue reading