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Writing in Variety, Todd McCarthy said the cast ensemble " could not be better "; he praised Spacey's " handling of innuendo, subtle sarcasm and blunt talk " and the way he imbued Lester with " genuine feeling ".
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Writing and Variety
He also shared a 1978 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on The Paul Simon Special.
* 1983: Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program, SCTV Comedy Network ; award shared
The six Gemini Awards include Best Comedy Program or Series — 2005, 2006, and 2007 ; Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series — for the episode " Gopher It ", 2007 ; Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series — Mark Ferrell for the episode " Gopher It ", 2007 ; and Best Interactive — 2005.
* 1982-Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program ( SCTV Network 90 ) ( for episode " Moral Majority show ")
* 1983-Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program ( SCTV Network 90 ) ( for episodes " The Energy Ball " and " Sweeps Week ")
* 1982-Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program ( SCTV Network 90 ) ( for episodes " Cycle Two, Show Two " and " Christmas Show "
* 1983-Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program ( SCTV Network 90 ) ( for episodes " The Christmas Show ", " Towering Inferno ", and " Jane Eyrehead ")
* 1992-Gemini Awards for Best Comedy Series ( Maniac Mansion ) and Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series ( Maniac Mansion )
It was also nominated six times for the Writers Guild of America Award for " Best Writing For A Comedy / Variety Series ", and won three of those times.
In 2001, the show won a Gemini Award in the " Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series " category.
The writing team was nominated for four Emmys, and in 1999, won for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special.
Sykes was nominated for three Primetime Emmys and in 1999 won the Emmy for " Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special ".
Alan Whitney Brown ( born July 8, 1952 ) is an Emmy Award-winning ( 1988 " Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program ," along with others including Al Franken, Tom Davis, Phil Hartman, Mike Myers, Lorne Michaels, Conan O ' Brien ) writer and comedian probably best known for his recurring appearances on Saturday Night Live in the 1980s opposite Dennis Miller in a biting satirical Weekend Update commentary segment called " The Big Picture.
He was nominated for a shared Emmy four times, for his writing on The Muppet Show, finally winning the award in 1981 for Outstanding Writing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.
He was also awarded for his work on The Jim Henson Hour ( Outstanding Children's Program, 1989, 1990 ) and The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson ( Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program, 1991 ).
* Emmy Award nominee ( 1992, 1993 ) for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program ; the nomination was shared with other writers for Saturday Night Live
* 1972 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety, or Music -" S ' Wonderful, S ' Marvelous, S ' Gershwin "
In 2008, The Colbert Report was again nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for the third consecutive year, and for the same four categories as listed above and won for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Program.
Writing and Todd
* Academy Awards: Oscar ; Best Black-and-White Cinematography, Gregg Toland ; Best Special Effects, R. T. Layton ( photographic ), Ray Binger ( photographic ) and Thomas T. Moulton ( sound ); Best Film Editing, Sherman Todd ; Best Original Score, Richard Hageman ; Best Picture, John Ford ; Best Screenplay Writing, Dudley Nichols ; 1941.
Chidgey ’ s honours include the Glenn Schaeffer Prize in Modern Letters ; the Meridian Energy Katherine Mansfield Fellowship to Menton, France ; the Todd New Writers ’ Bursary ; the Ursula Bethell Residency in Creative Writing at the University of Canterbury ; and the Buddle Findlay Sargeson Fellowship.
Writing and McCarthy
* Dermot McCarthy, " Sisters Under the Mink: The Correspondent Fear in The History of Emily Montague ," Essays on Canadian Writing 51-52 ( Winter-Spring 1993 ): 340-57.
* Carol Brightman, Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy And Her World, ( 1992 ), Harvest Books, ISBN 0-15-600067-9
Writing and said
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Writing in 2010 Neil Finn said, " When we lost Paul it was like someone pulled the rug out from underneath everything, a terrible jolt out of the dark blue.
Writing to The Times, Hayek said, " May one who has devoted a large part of his life to the study of the history and the principles of liberalism point out that a party that keeps a socialist government in power has lost all title to the name ' Liberal '.
Writing to Gebhard in February 1945, Margarete said, " How wonderful that he has been called to great tasks and is equal to them.
Writing in 1872, church historian William Stephens said “ The Patriarch of the Eastern Rome appeals to the great bishops of the West, as the champions of an ecclesiastical discipline which he confesses himself unable to enforce, or to see any prospect of establishing.
Writing his Lives of Illustrious Men ( Parallel Lives ) in the first century CE, the Middle Platonic philosopher Plutarch's chapter on Romulus gave an account of his mysterious disappearance and subsequent deification, comparing it to traditional Greek beliefs such as the resurrection and physical immortalization of Alcmene and Aristeas the Proconnesian, " for they say Aristeas died in a fuller's work-shop, and his friends coming to look for him, found his body vanished ; and that some presently after, coming from abroad, said they met him traveling towards Croton.
Associate Editor Jerry DeFuccio said, " Writing the ' Marginal Thinking ' marginals had always been a pain in the butt.
Writing for a four-Justice dissent in Alden, Justice David Souter said the states surrendered their sovereign immunity when they ratified the Constitution.
Writing in 1972, John C. Masterman ( who would later head the Twenty Committee ) said that by 1941 MI5 " actively ran and controlled the German espionage system in United Kingdom.
Writing in 1944, the liberal Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek said of the change in political attitudes that had occurred since the Great War: " Perhaps nothing shows this change more clearly than that, while there is no lack of sympathetic treatment of Bismarck in contemporary English literature, the name of Gladstone is rarely mentioned by the younger generation without a sneer over his Victorian morality and naive utopianism ".
Writing in Film Quarterly, Gary Hentzi praised the actors, but said that characters such as Carolyn and Col. Fitts were stereotypes.
Writing about a study that seemed to undermine the deterrence effect, a death penalty proponent wrote, " The research didn't cover a long enough period of time ", while an opponent's comment on the same study said, " No strong evidence to contradict the researchers has been presented ".
Writing in the New York Times, Carter B. Horsley said of the River House: " Erected in 1931 when its area still teemed with tenements, it was mocked in the famous and popular 1936 movie, ' Dead End ' that was Lillian Hellman's adaptation of Sidney Kingsley's play.
Writing in AD 79, Pliny the Elder said that the Germanic tribes were members of separate groups of people, suggesting a distinction among them.
Writing to his sister after the premiere, Britten said of his music, " I hope it'll make people think a bit.
Writing for Allmusic, critic Ned Raggett said " With their former band's generally gloomier shadows left behind, what Ash and Haskins draw from their time with Bauhaus is that group's melange of styles — their most underappreciated strength.
Writing to Liszt, he said that the people there were musically unsophisticated, but he saw this as an opportunity " for an impact I could never have achieved in Prague.
Writing in the New Yorker, Seymour Hersh said the Rendon Group was " paid close to a hundred million dollars by the CIA " for its work with the INC ." Journalist James Bamford reported in the Rolling Stone that Rendon came up with the name for the INC and helped install Ahmad Chalabi as its head.