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Slim but thick-chested and broad-shouldered, Glover has the rolling, slew-footed walk of a riverboat captain. In a group, he laughs as often as he makes others laugh, a trait rare among the occupationally funny. Acquaintances love to proclaim how warm or chill or dope he is, but none of that is exactly right, or exactly right for long. He answers the phone warily, as if it were always 3 a. In Hollywood, Glover has become the model for how to succeed on your own terms.
He has a house in Atlanta and a studio in Los Angeles, and often rents a place in Kauai, but he rarely settles in any of them. One night in January, he drove to Target to buy a blanket to make it cozier. Glover and Beetz tooled up and down Gun Club Road for hours, getting filmed from one side and then the other as they chatted about why they were going to Fastnacht.
Earn and Van are feeling floaty and relaxed, enjoying each other—a setup for quarrels to come. None of us are equipped to survive for even two weeks. People want that right now. They just want to know how to survive when the world ends. As Beetz shook her head, laughing, Seimetz came over. Money, please? But he has a lot of ideas. When they broke for lunch, Glover and Beetz rode to base camp in a Chevy Suburban driven by his outsized bodyguard, Jason Cornelius.
They started talking about trap music, a poundingly kinetic form of Atlanta rap that originated in the crack-and-weed dens known as trap houses. You want some more metaphorical language, like Jay-Z. Play that fuck right now, if you got it. He never had a chance! Glover stared off. Beetz told me that she adored Glover without beginning to understand him. I am complicated, though. In the old days of television, when four networks dominated the industry, the survival standard was clear. A show thrived by attracting a huge audience, and it attracted a huge audience by being diverting yet comforting.
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To stay on the air, you had to sell reassurance, with every story being resolved before the last commercial. Everything had to be bigger than people actually are—you had to have the most surprising people fucking and blow shit up in a ball of fire. That creative breakthrough allowed shows to aim for smaller but more fervent audiences, to traffic not in quirky heroes but in flawed Everymen prone to depression and savagery.
It allowed adult drama, which was expiring as a film genre, to be reborn on television. Nowadays, as sixty-one cable networks and streaming services seek to distinguish their entries among the four hundred and eighty-seven scripted shows in production, verisimilitude matters, but only as much as attitude and mood.
Ambiguity has become a selling point, with nonlinear storytelling the new norm. Many dramas are designed to be solved or resolved online, where fans can collaborate to crack open the hidden Easter eggs. Maybe Season One is a circle. You just have to end after thirty minutes. They looked to make all our voices monolithic.
Creative risk, for black sitcom creators, still felt unfairly risky.