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Entries from November 30th, 2012

Kibbitzing About TV: Boardwalk Empire, “Two Imposters” (S3E11)

November 30th, 2012 · 46 Comments · Kibbitzing About TV, Pop Culture

“Devotion”
It’s funny that they decided to call this episode “Two Imposters” when there were two characters that proved themselves to be true to the man who counts on them both. Eddie and Chalky have, in sunshine and rain, cast their lots with Nucky. And never was that loyalty tested more than it was this week [...]

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Kibbitzing About TV: Boardwalk Empire, “A Man, A Plan…” (S3E10)

November 21st, 2012 · 1,122 Comments · Kibbitzing About TV, Pop Culture

“Run Like Hell”
I’m in a Pink Floyd sort of mood today. Fall always does that to me. As soon as the leaves turn, I find myself listening to The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon with increasing frequency. So, when Mr. Kessler wakes Nucky up at 4am to tell him that there is a [...]

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Kibbitzing About TV: Boardwalk Empire, “The Milkmaid’s Lot” (S3E9)

November 17th, 2012 · 278 Comments · Kibbitzing About TV, Pop Culture

“The Rhinoceros is Waiting for the Train”
I love the fact that Richard gets Tommy’s drawing when nobody else does. It speaks so highly of Richard’s character. To the world, he is reticent, almost creepily so. But, the fact of the matter is that Richard doesn’t waste words. He is so thoughtful that when he speaks [...]

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Concert Review: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA, 11/8/12

November 10th, 2012 · 127 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

What more can be said about the Chris Robinson Brotherhood? Or more specifically, what more can I say about the Chris Robinson Brotherhood? After all, I’ve already spilled a ton of virtual ink reviewing both of their 2012 albums (Big Moon Ritual & The Magic Door) and one of the shows I’ve attended (11/19/11).
And yet [...]

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Kibbitzing About TV: Boardwalk Empire, “The Pony” (S3E8)

November 7th, 2012 · 61 Comments · Kibbitzing About TV, Pop Culture

“The Push”
(Please note that CJ has decided to be all fancy and title these essays. Like Bork Bork, I will support my man no matter what…MB)
After last week’s deeply religious episode, this week’s installment of Boardwalk Empire delves into the dark recesses of the cast’s souls to see what happens when they get pushed to [...]

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