David Chase learned a lesson from last week’s ‘Sopranos’ hubbub, says he feels a ‘little competitive’ with ‘Mad Men’

09.04.14 3 years ago

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David Chase learned a lesson from last week”s “Sopranos” hubbub, says he feels a “little competitive” with “Mad Men”
“This has taught me, for good and all, not to befriend any journalist,” “The Sopranos” creator says in a new interview about Vox's story claiming to reveal whether he thought Tony Soprano lived or died. “I got too friendly with her. And I kept saying to her, “You know, this can”t be good that you and I talk to each other and have lunch and coffee. Something”s wrong here,” and she”d say, “No, no, no.” And she meant that-she wasn”t setting me up. It seems like, poor Dave, there”s no way he can win. I don”t recall that conversation. I”m sure it happened, but I don”t recall it, and if I did say that, I believe I was probably thinking about something else.” PLUS: Chase says he feels a “little competitive” with “Mad Men” because Matthew Weiner worked for him, “but I also think it”s just so spectacular.” Chase also says he has yet to complete “Breaking Bad” – “I got into it too late” – or “True Detective.”

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