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Old 09-20-2010, 04:56 PM   #46
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I don't see how this vehicle will permit as wide and rewarding a part for Omar as The Wire.

In a 1920's Atlantic City black Americans would have been marginalized.

But, who knows.
Did you watch the 'making of' that they showed right afterward? Looks like his character is going to have a lot of respect and hold his own with the white bosses.
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Did you watch the 'making of' that they showed right afterward? .
No, I'll try and catch it.
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I really, really enjoyed it. I'll definitely keep watching. It's very well-written and authentic-seeming.
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Old 09-22-2010, 12:04 AM   #49
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This is the best new series on t v.

I heard a T V critic on NPR. He has seen six episodes. He said it gets better.

He said it is up there with The Sopranos and The Wire.

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HBO Orders Second Season for 'Boardwalk Empire' - NYTimes.com
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Old 09-22-2010, 01:26 AM   #50
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This is HBO's new thing, ordering 2nd seasons of shows after only the pilot, they did that for Treme. I don't doubt BE will last, but it has to be highly expensive, seems kind of rash. However, the only thing they'll really get down to before seeing ratings for the whole season is writing, so not a complete risk I guess.
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This is the best new series on t v.

I heard a T V critic on NPR. He has seen six episodes. He said it gets better.

He said it is up there with The Sopranos and The Wire.

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HBO Orders Second Season for 'Boardwalk Empire' - NYTimes.com
i don't doubt that its up there with those shows..
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Old 09-22-2010, 02:58 PM   #52
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I was going old school with a VCR up until about a year or so ago, when I finally upgraded to digital cable and a DVR.

I have no idea how I lived so long without it.

Same thing here.


I finally got around to checking BE. Good stuff! I'll be tuning in each week.
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Chalky White..


 
50 percent..
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Tonight's show was awesome! A lot of stuff happens. Is anyone still watching?
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watching,
not overly awesome for me,

I am likely it ok.
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Tonight's show was awesome! A lot of stuff happens. Is anyone still watching?
of course I am.. just not the nite of.. We have HBO on demand so either we dvr it and watch it the next day.. That's my plan. So no spoilers..
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of course I am.. just not the nite of.. We have HBO on demand so either we dvr it and watch it the next day.. That's my plan. So no spoilers..
Great! I made sure not to post any.
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Tonight's show was awesome! A lot of stuff happens. Is anyone still watching?
finally caught it.. cool ass shit happened.. and its getting better each episode.
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I love it! I was really surprised by the ending of this week's episode. I knew it was coming, but I didn't expect it to happen so soon. I kind of like seeing Margaret's not so sweet and innocent side. The reason she went Agent Psycho wasn't because of the alcohol but because of Nucky's rejection initially.
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btw. what happened to nucky's airhead girlfriend? She was aol in this last episode.
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