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The Big Love Series Finale: What a Stinker!


Just some dashed-off thoughts about the Big Love series finale. I'll leave the legitimate criticism to the big guns, but I needed to register my...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  March 22, 2011
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Grace Zabriskie on Big Love and marriage

Through the course of 80 films and countless television guest spots, actress Grace Zabriskie has worked with directors as varied as David Lynch, Werner Herzog, and Michael Bay.
Lynch's lady
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 18, 2011

High standards

I've just read Eugenia Williamson's piece about the fifth season of Big Love (see " Big Patriarchy ," January 14).
Letters to the Boston editor, January 28, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 28, 2011
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HBO's Big Love shows us the inequalities in every marriage, writ large

For four seasons and five years, HBO's Big Love has dominated the edgy-soap-opera niche once inhabited by Six Feet Under .
Big Patriarchy
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  January 14, 2011
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Interview: Chloë Sevigny

For the record, Chloë Sevigny is not dating Jersey Shore 's Pauly D.
On acting, freaks, nerd roles, the end of Big Love, and why she doesn't want to be any more famous than she is
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  January 14, 2011
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Interview: Chloë Sevigny

For the record, Chloë Sevigny is not dating Jersey Shore 's Pauly D.
On acting, freaks, nerd roles, the end of Big Love, and why she doesn't want to be any more famous than she is
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  January 14, 2011


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More than Mormons

Despite the comparably juicy family dysfunction it offers, Big Love hasn't achieved the iconic status of its HBO predecessor The Sopranos . Maybe viewers relate better to the mob than to Mormons.
The big love that dare not speak its name
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  January 08, 2010
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Same as he ever was

Thirty-four years after forming the legendary band Talking Heads with fellow Rhode Island School of Design students Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, David Byrne returns to the area to perform “The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno.”
David Byrne on working with Brian Eno, the new music industry, and his time in Providence
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  November 25, 2008
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Mitt can’t pull a JFK

Sorry, Mitt, but the JFK approach isn’t going to cut it.
The Mormon speech Mitt Romney needs to give
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 12, 2006
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God's law

Besides its other contributions to pop culture, The Sopranos spawned a prime-time genre that might be called the “suburban-rebel soap.”
HBO’s lighthearted look at polygamy
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  March 10, 2006