March | April 2015

COVER STORY

Television’s Wonder Woman

Feature

Drama King

Feature

Behind the Scenes

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COVER STORY

Television’s Wonder Woman

Shonda Rhimes ’91 breathes new life into prime time with a Thursday night lineup to die for.

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Feature

Drama King

As an undergrad he singlehandedly elevated the college’s theatrical offerings only to be expelled. Twice. As an alum he became one of Hollywood’s most prolific producers—but also served time for his unscripted role in a lovers’ quarrel. A look back at the singular, turbulent life of boy genius Walter Wanger (rhymes with “danger”), class of 1915.​

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Feature

Behind the Scenes

You might want to pay attention next time credits roll: A number of alums work in the trenches of the television/movie business, and that’s where they get their due. Most of those featured here, who rarely run into each other even if they work on the same film, do not receive star billing, but there would be no Hollywood without them.

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FEATURE

Director’s Cut

Veteran screenwriter Dan Gilroy ’81 talks about making his directorial debut last year with the Oscar-nominated Nightcrawler.

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Article

Josh (Tim) Taylor ’65

On life—and death—as a soap opera star

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VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS

Bravissimo!

​Joseph Marcheso ’96, music director and principal conductor of Opera San Jose and a staff conductor at the San Francisco Opera.​

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