A few words about Jeremy Strong and Kendall Roy: The vital glue at the heart of HBO’s ‘Succession’

Here’s the thing about HBO’s white hot series, “Succession:” It wouldn’t be near as good without Jeremy Strong. The New York published a profile of the very talented actor, one that painted him as a tortured artist putting himself through intense methods on set. The piece made him out to be Daniel Day Lewis Jr., … More A few words about Jeremy Strong and Kendall Roy: The vital glue at the heart of HBO’s ‘Succession’

Binge Watch: HBO’s ‘Crashing’ is a funny tutorial for all aspiring comics

A person gets up on a stage with the intent to make people laugh, talks to the audience, and waits for a reaction. Doesn’t that sound scary to you? Ever since I was a kid, the life of a comedian has fascinated me to no end. The most intimate brand of theater involving a single … More Binge Watch: HBO’s ‘Crashing’ is a funny tutorial for all aspiring comics

The Leftovers on HBO: Hopelessness bliss

Quick Note to Leftovers fans: Justin Theroux’s Kevin, the fucked up centerpiece of HBO’s unpredictable marriage of Lost and The Twilight Zone, isn’t dead. Calm down. Regroup. Make more coffee. He wasn’t killed off on Sunday’s episode. Yes, he did drink the poison glass in order to escape the Patti confrontations and restore order in … More The Leftovers on HBO: Hopelessness bliss