Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon bundle of Puck’s freshest reporting.
Today, William D. Cohan mulls a Wall Street mystery: Does Warren Buffett regret going all in on Paramount Global? Plus, notes on a Goldman-SVB mystery and Carl Icahn’s Hindenburg showdown.
Then, below the fold: Matt Belloni and Jonathan Handel fact check the rumors and speculation surrounding the Hollywood writers’ strike. Matt details why Kevin Costner hasn’t signed on for the final episodes of Yellowstone. And on The Powers That Be, Jon Kelly and Peter Hamby unpack a handful of pressing media plotlines: Zaz’s earnings, the Paramount catastrophe, and the end of Vice as we know it.