Colicchio praised the power of social media in sidestepping the mainstream press. “Tweet me,” he told listeners. “I’ll retweet it. I have 60,000 followers.” Grassroots advocacy is what’s needed now, Vilsack emphasized, if there’s any hope of the Child Nutrition Act becoming law.
Linney’s brilliance as an actress, established in feature films such as The Squid and The Whale and The Savages, allows her to transmit countless dimensions through her features and successfully remain sympathetic and compelling in most any role—even when it’s the forced smile of a cancer patient gone wild. All the angst is glossed over in her laugh and maniacal thoughtfulness.
As the first season ends however, a big question looms—how long can we keep laughing about cancer?
Is Dexter also finally relating to Deb? One of the most compelling moments was watching Dexter listen to his sister describe the complete lack of remorse she feels for killing a criminal days earlier. He stands virtually speechless and can barely choke out, “Dad once told me some people deserve to die.”