Posts Tagged “HBO”

Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, Richard Lewis, and Jeff Garland among a phenomenal cast of actors and actresses. The series helped me recover from Cancer. Yes, that’s how medicinally potent it is,…

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Waiting for my favorite TV programs between seasons

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Waiting for my favorite TV programs between seasons

Waiting for my favorite TV programs between seasons The latest trend as cable TV programs rise in popularity and quality is that their seasons are shortened to only a few episodes. For those of us used to 25 to 30 episode seasons, it’s disappointing that we’re seeing fewer episodes for originally programming on HBO, Showtime…

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Billions, Shameless: cable TV shows worth watching

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Billions, Shameless: cable TV shows worth watching

Billions and Shameless rule. My calendar is not divided so much into seasons of weather, but rather shorter seasons marked by the premiere and evaporation of new and old Cable TV series. They come and go quickly on a 12-14 week run on costly Cable TV and DirecTV, but some are worth watching By Ray Hanania Ray…

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Extremely disappointed in the Madoff book “The Wizard of Lies” by author Diana B. Henriques

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Extremely disappointed in the Madoff book “The Wizard of Lies” by author Diana B. Henriques

Extremely disappointed in the Madoff book “The Wizard of Lies” by author Diana  B. Henriques I’ve read in book or audio book almost every book written about Bernard Madoff, the New York hedge fund financier who stole more than $50 billion in his ponzi scheme that was revealed in December 2008 when he confessed to…

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HBO’s Newsroom to feature Arab Actor playing reporter covering Arab Spring

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HBO’s Newsroom to feature Arab Actor playing reporter covering Arab Spring

HBO’s Newsroom to feature Arab Actor playing reporter covering Arab Spring FROM THE ARAB SPRING TO THE SORKIN SUMMER Sorkin writes Hollywood’s first portrayal of the Arab Spring on HBO’s The Newsroom (Los Angeles, June 11, 2012) Last year’s revolution in Egypt inspired people across the world — including the mind of Oscar-winning writer Aaron…

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People you’d love to see run for office

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People you’d love to see run for office By Ray Hanania – I was listening to the media blah, blah, blah about Sarah Palin guest hosting on the Today Show to counter the very popular Katie Couric on Good Morning America. For NBC, it’s a chance to hit back at Couric who left to try…

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