Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Brandeis line by Hawk
From: tneff@bfmny0.UU.NET (Tom Neff)
Date: 1990-05-09, 22:18

>> >> I would expect that the producers and/or the network Standards &
>> >> Practices people would in fact call up Brandeis themselves and make sure
>> >> there WASN'T any such person.
> >
> >Brandeis is a largely Jewish school.  You can *bet* that there have been
> >at least a couple "Diane Shapiro"s there in the last decade or so.

Except that Dana Goldblatt *called* and asked, and they said no Diane
Shapiro got a Ph.D. there.  I don't care if some sophomore in
communications science has that name, and neither would ABC.  There are
only so many Ph.Ds granted per year.  Having Jewish students doesn't
mean a school's doctorate rolls must exhaust all permutations of likely
names, does it.