Well, James Frey is on Oprah today and Oprah is angry after all. That’s more what I would expect. She can’t very well sell her show on the premise that her guests are probably lying.
Still, I wouldn’t go so far as to sue Frey and Doubleday for “lost time,” as some folks in Seattle are doing. C’mon, it’s a book. We all should lose some time in books. These readers just want to get on TV themselves. Sheesh. Write your own book. If you want to sue someone, sue the government for violating our civil liberties, sue big tobacco, sue somebody worthwhile.
I’d file both episodes under “not cool.”