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Vincent Chase is an asshole. Yes. Duh. But last night's season finale provided an unmitigated look at what a shithead this guy is. First, there's the historical precedent of being such an asshole.…   Read Story »
If this show was a physical reaction to stimulus (or lack thereof), it would be the sensation of pins and needles in a limb that has fallen asleep. If it was a state of being it would be "drowsy." Do…   Read Story »
We've already addressed some of Entourage's main problems. Like the problem of how there's no actual dramatic tension, and the problem of how it's treading lukewarm water, and the problem of how it's…   Read Story »
As predicted a couple of weeks ago, we've finally gotten our #2 plotline (of the 4 possible Entourage plot structures). This is the narrative turn in which all of Vince's lazy anti-ambition finally…   Read Story »
So, after last week's wretched death of studio head Alan Gray, it seemed obvious that things would start turning up for Vince, and they might. But first apparently they are going to start turning up…   Read Story »
The only thing that was keeping Entourage watchable at this point was its consistently bubbly no-stakes jacuzzi of a plot (i.e. no plot) that has been its hallmark since season 1. Get in, the water's…   Read Story »
Entourage has four plot structures. There's the "Uh Oh, Vince Is Doing Fame Wrong," plot (#1). There's the "Hooray, It Still Paid Off, Though," plot (#2). There's the "One-off Episode of…   Read Story »
Entourage is such an emotional roller-coaster. It's like, one minute they're by the pool, and the next minute they're in the Hummer. One minute it's sushi, the next minute it's iced cappuccino. UP…   Read Story »
You know what, nicely done, last night's Entourage. Sure, the whole show has been like a low stakes weekly poker game since the first season. Just a bunch of dudes getting together every week to joke…   Read Story »
No matter what Jeremy Piven's Emmy win last night implies, it has become clinically impossible to care about any of the characters on this show (yes, clinically, because I am a doctor, and you have…   Read Story »