This year’s Golden Globe awards reminded us that no industry lies beyond Amazon’s disruptive reach. In a first for an online-only program, the so-called Everything Store’s show “Transparent” won for best TV series, comedy or drama, and Jeffrey Tambor won for best actor. “To Amazon,” he said in his acceptance speech, “my new best friend.”
Early on, putting together an issue like this feels a little like assigning a college essay. You tell everyone what to do and when to do it by, and then you sit back and pray a few people take it seriously. But that’s pretty much where the similarities end. When our deadline arrived, no one asked for an extension. And the work? Impressive across the board.