Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, Henry's nemesis, impose unpopular cutbacks. Henry's wife Martha, a hugely pregnant former reporter of his, is fed up because he has so little time for his family. He is therefore considering an offer from Paul Bladden to edit a paper like the New York Times, which would mean more money, shorter hours, more respectability...but might also be a bit boring for his tastes. But a hot story soon confronts Henry with tough decisions. Written by
A behind the lines look at work, marriage and other forms of combat...
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Did You Know?
When Henry is commenting in the penile implant drawing he says it looks like the "5th at Shinnecock, you play over the water." There is no water hazard on the 5th hole at Shinnecock and it is not a dogleg. See more
[on Bernie's mood
What's up his ass?
YOU'VE BEEN A LONG TIME COMING
Written by Brian Holland
, Lamont Dozier
and Eddie Holland
(as Edward Holland)
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
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