Nick Hornby takes on the “free-form mess” of TV writing with "State of the Union”

Academy Award-nominated writer Nick Hornby joins Salon’s Alli Joseph to discuss his new, witty SundanceTV show, “State of the Union,” which explores the complexities of marriage and a couple’s (Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd) struggles with counseling. Horby discusses the challenges of a short-form dramedy (10, 10-minute episodes) and his career of adapting work for the screen. “State of the Union” airs on SundanceTV and Sundance Now, starting May 6 at 10 p.m.

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