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THE WHIPLASH DECADE

How Adam McKay Turned Post-Recession Anger Into Entertainment

The writer and director of goofball comedies took a serious turn over the past decade and hasn’t looked back

Photo Illustration, Image Sources: IMBD

This piece is part of The Whiplash Decade, a package on the wild ride that was the 2010s.

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