The Comfort of Fantasy
Alternate realities do very little to change our actual world.
I still remember the day the trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom came out. It was 2012, I was an editor at the college newspaper, and I fucking loved The West Wing. In recent months I had realized that I wanted to be a journalist, like, as a career, and that my dream was to work for a magazine or a newspaper or a big cable news outlet and cover glob…
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