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Ranking The Times Sh*t Got Real For Kenny Powers On 'Eastbound And Down'

For all his reckless, insult-driven swagger and overwhelming ego, there was a lot more to Kenny Powers (Danny McBride) than met the eye. Though the show started out as a story about a hotshot young pitcher whose recklessness on and off the mound cost him his career, over the course of four seasons, … 1,199 more words


Kenny Powers: an American tragedy

          In one of the most simultaneously beautiful and ridiculous endings to a story arc, we see Kenny Powers fake his own death in order to fulfil both the romantic and heroic elements of his life. 800 more words


HBO goes back to school with 'Vice Principals'

Goofy-ass humor abounds in Vice Principals, HBO’s newest comedy from Eastbound and Down creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill. 106 more words

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Teach Your Kids How To Be A Winner The Kenny Powers Way

Eastbound and Down (available to stream anytime on HBO Now) made a considerable impression, mostly thanks to its co-creator and star, Danny McBride, who played the foul-mouthed former baseball wunderkind Kenny Powers. 691 more words


I'm No Kenny Powers

You may remember the show Eastbound and Down. It chronicled the life of fictional former baseball pitcher Kenny Powers as he tried to make a comeback. 573 more words


Going Hard and Falling Fast

A reflection on T.V. show: Eastbound and Down 

Eastbound and Down, for those unfamiliar with it, is an HBO comedy series of four seasons. The show follows the pitfalls and triumphs -mostly pitfalls- of an ex-baseball player of the majors. 1,066 more words