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Top 5 TV Dramas of 2014: An alternative view (with video)

This was a very good year for TV drama.

Taken as a group, the year’s Emmy nominees for outstanding drama — Mad Men, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, True Detective, Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey — represented the small screen at its best, and most varied. 1,014 more words


Boardwalk Empire, Season 5 (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Various. (DISCLAIMER: I like to talk freely on this blog, so if you haven’t seen the show yet, I’m going to talk about the ending… 497 more words

Enock Malachi "Nucky" Thompson

We will now take our first in-depth sartorial look at the centre of the Boardwalk Empire. Nucky Thompson’s style is a major part of both the show itself as well as all its associated global advertising campaigns. 1,109 more words

"First rule of politics, kiddo."

An agreement between amicable parties that quickly went sour due to unintended consequences.  As apt a description of the political aspect of Prohibition as its social and economical and criminal aspects.  183 more words

Add Dress

In her recent memoir The Woman I Wanted To Be, Diane Von Furstenberg recounts the time in 1978 when she was on a flight from New York to Cleveland for a personal appearance to promote her iconic wrap dress. 515 more words


Geoffrey Chaucer’s Life Was Crazier Than an HBO Series

The Father of English Literature. The Greatest English Author Before Shakespeare. Bard of The Canterbury Tales. Loyalist to King Richard II. We are acquainted with this Geoffrey Chaucer, whose life we have chosen to ignore because he is somewhat boring. 722 more words