Numlock Sunday: December 23, 2018
By Walt Hickey
Welcome to the Final Numlock Sunday edition of 2018! Each week, I'll sit down with a writer behind one of the stories covered in a previous weekday edition for a casual conversation about the story they wrote.
To wrap up 2018 with a bow, I spoke to longtime Numlock fixture Joanna Piacenza. Her team of pollsters and reporters wrote several great stories to seal up 2018, one diving into the real nature of holiday movies, one diving deep on summer action movie Die Hard and one looking back on a year that was, at times, a little bit newsworthy!
This interview has been condensed and edited.
Walt Hickey: 2018! Hell of a year.
Joanna Piacenza: It definitely, definitely was. One of the cooler projects that we did at Morning Consult towards the end of the year was not a new poll but instead a look back on the interesting yea…