Tag Archives: HBO

YOU CAN’T BE HALF A GANGSTER ANYMORE, NUCKY.

Good news, Nucky fans. Boardwalk Empire, the stunning HBO series centered around Atlantic City in the early 1920s, has been renewed for a third season. For the uninitiated, the story arc deals with the dawn of Prohibition and the resulting birth of nationally-organized crime. The birth, as we learn, was difficult. The gangsters groped around […]

BIG JIM, WE HARDLY KNEW YE (BUT I THINK WE’LL GET TO KNOW AL CAPONE A LITTLE BETTER)

Episode 2 of HBO’s dazzling new series Boardwalk Empire opens in 1920 Chicago, as thousands gather for Big Jim Colosimo’s lavish funeral. Now, with Big Jim and his objections out of the way, the Chicago mob can turn their primary attention to selling booze, and you may be assured these ambitions will force themselves into the […]

PSST. HEY BUDDY. WANNA BUY SOME SALT WATER TAFFY?

Anybody out there see the premiere of Boardwalk Empire, the stunning new HBO drama? Well, I did. You can check out my review of it here. Anybody who has been driven away from series television by the likes of The Michael Richards Show or Homeboys In Outer Space can safely turn on the tube now, at […]