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“DEADWOOD”…and now for something completely different

June 17, 2009

has there ever been a show so “completely different”(with apologies to Monty Python) as “Deadwood”? it’s a western for people who don’t (or do) like westerns.with tragedies of Greek proportion and soliloquies so Shakesperean,yet so swearword -laden they take  the form of the theater of the absurd.yet one’s overall impression is that this is probably […]

“THE WIRE”

June 10, 2009

while i’m waiting for  “Dexter”, “Trueblood”, and “Brotherhood ” to resume new season’s, i am rewatching  ” The Wire “, starting  back at season 1. it’s good to be back with McNultty and the gang(no pun intended). the series holds up well under a repeat viewing. a few things stand out for me,mainly the brutal […]