A decade ago, Amy Sherman-Palladino famously tweaked television by creating whip-smart rat-a-tat patter jampacked with pop cultural references, positioning the single parent as best friend, and practically giving an upstart fifth network a hip and profitable reason to exist. Unfortunately, Gilmore Girls influenced a generation of lesser literary talents who turned innovative dialogue into the Diablo Cody drop-speak that now dominates film and television to the point of ad(d) nauseum. But Sherman-Palladino’s one gift to culture that did not become bastardized or watered down was introducing millions to the music of Sam Phillips. In this web exclusive, the savvy, sassy writer talks about Phillips, how the critical darling came to define a unique television sound, and her own hot projects for HBO and SJP.
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