Re: Pirates of Silicon Valley

Tim Byars (
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 19:52:08 -0700

Ok, my review of this show is mostly positive.

1st rule of screen writing. You have to have personal conflict.
Superman is out for truth, justice, and the American way. But that
isn't enough. He needs Louis Lane. So that explains the Steve/Lisa

I think a lot more effort was spent on the development of Steve's
character than Billy G's. Bill essentially came off as a piece of white
trash, with no class, that because of his ability to bluff and bullshit
traced to his poker skills has made him the richest man in the world.

Steve came off as the tortured soul, unable to face his own demons
while creating more around him.

It should have been a two parter. Maybe they'll continue the series.
AMH was a good Gates, and Noah Wyle son of Wyle Electronics did a great

It's interesting to note the day after airing Apple's stock dropped.



"If at first you don't succeed, come back and we'll beat you again." - Degeneration X

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