This is an amazing production with 1920's Atlantic City recreated. There are a lot of historical figures in this show (Al Capone, Lucky Lucchiano, Meyer Lansky, Ponzi) which adds to the genuine feel of this amazing period piece. It is a good way to learn about prohibition, woman's sufferage, the election of Harding, the Black Sox scandal, etc.
See the full review, "Here's to Nookie and Skirting Prohibition!".
It is amazing that my #1 and #2 air at the same time. But the beauty of video on demand lets me see both at my leisure. This show is my one vice (i.e. nighttime soap opera) and it really is quite addicting. It gets goofy at times but at other times it deals with serious issues that face families everyday. The four main families (Meyer, Scavo, Hodge, Solis) never seem to get boring. The show that puts "Wisteria Lane" up there with other famous fictional addresses.
I always love to watch the "no-spin" zone. Bill is the most misunderstood pundit on the air. He is actually middle of the road and does give his speakers that disagree with him, credit where credit is due. With Miller Time and Bernie Goldberg, he has the best supporting cast of the FOX personalities. He is not as pompous as Sean Hannity or boring like Greta Van Sustren.
Bill actually seems to be on fairly good terms lately with the other Bill (O'Reilly) and their exchanges are usually priceless. Maher may joke but he has superior insight when presenting his usual left agenda. New Rules is usually hilarious and his opening monologue is usually a lot more funny than Leno or Letterman. His guest panels are way superior to the usually boring Great American Panel on Hannity.
I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books. Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind. It … more