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Emily Meade and Gary Carr in 'The Deuce' (HBO)

Barely Illegal: HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Gets Even Better in Season 2

“Whoever would have thought the most boring part of this whole thing would be the [sex]?” So muses Maggie Gyllenhaal’s prostitute-turned-porn star-turned porn director as she lies prone on a table, waiting for the cameras to roll, but she could just as easily be talking about the show on which she is a character, The…

These are the Best Football Shows on Sling

HBO: Hard Knocks: Cleveland Browns I don’t blame you if you already stopped reading. Recommending watching anything associated with a team that is 1-31 over the last two years and participated in a 5-0 barnburner preseason game against the defending champs, is borderline disqualifying as a content curator. Cleveland in no way rocks despite everything…

Brian Cox in 'Succession' (HBO); Kevin Costner in 'Yellowstone' (Paramount)

‘Yellowstone’ vs. ‘Succession’: Which is Right For You?

With so many great new shows coming down the pike, not to mention all the not as new ones that you’ve been meaning to catch up on, we’ve occasionally got to economize, to look for inefficiencies, to ensure that we are getting the most from our TV at any given time without letting it blot…

Everything You Need To Remember From Season 1 of ‘Westworld’

We’re officially in a single-digit countdown to season two of HBO’s mind-bending hit show Westworld.  It would be an understatement to say a lot happened during Westworld‘s debut season — a lot that should be fresh on our minds before we head into season two. I’ve re-watched the entire first season so you don’t have to, and…

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HBO’s ‘Paterno’ Tackles 2011 Penn State Scandal

The Nittany Lions nation, along with the rest of the country, was rocked in 2011 when news broke that former Penn State assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, was accused of molesting several young boys over the years and the university, along with its legendary head coach Joe Paterno, was accused of covering it up. HBO’s newest…

Bill Hader in 'Barry'

Bill Hader Hits The Bullseye with HBO’s ‘Barry’

When I first heard Bill Hader would be playing a former Marine-turned-hitman in HBO’s new show Barry, I thought, ‘Well, okay, he’s a good actor but I’m not sure if I can believe him as a hitman.” Then, I heard the other, very important piece of the titular character’s story: he’s a hitman who decides he wants…