Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon download of Puck’s latest reporting.
Today, we lead with Bill Cohan’s vibrant memoir of his formative years as a Lazard banker, detailing the firm’s halcyon days to its present doldrums. What can it do to become exceptional again?
Then, below the fold: Tina Nguyen considers the ramifications of Tucker Carlson’s pivot to social video. Dylan Byers rings in CNN’s Kaitlan Collins era with a scoop. On The Powers That Be, Peter Hamby and Tara Palmeri discuss the third-party, anti-Trump, anti-Biden fantasy. And on The Town, Matt Belloni is joined by showrunner Mike Schur to unpack the travails of the modern TV writer.