Tom Cruise on Oprah’s couch w. Willa Paskin
Willa Paskin (of Slate's Decoder Ring) brings Sarah back to 2005, when Tom Cruise jumping on a couch became the talk of the town.
We will return to Amityville (part 3 of 3) next time!
Here's where to find Willa:
Tom Cruise Kills Oprah meme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRbhE3GRiUE
Amy Nicholson's revelatory piece reframing Tom Cruise and the couch jump: https://www.laweekly.com/how-youtube-and-internet-journalism-destroyed-tom-cruise-our-last-real-movie-star/
Rich Juzwiak piece on the meaning of the couch jump: https://www.gawker.com/5912665/gone-and-back-tom-cruises-couch-jumping-remembered
New York Times hand wringing about the event:
A few other interesting, what it all meant pieces:
Where else to find us:
Sarah's other show, You Are Good
[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase