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Review: Showtime’s The Borgias

The second season of The Borgias (Sunday at 9 pm, Showtime) enters a crowded Sunday night field: HBO's Game of Thrones , AMC's Mad Men , even AMC's much discredited The Killing .
Blood oaths
By JON GARELICK  |  April 06, 2012
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Review: House of Lies

In a television landscape dominated by protagonists who are murderers, drug kingpins, serial philanderers, and other assorted life-ruiners, Showtime may have finally gone too far.
House of Lies and Shameless's heroes could be less anti-
By RYAN STEWART  |  January 06, 2012
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Gone but not forgotten

Yes, True Blood has resumed, and Futurama and Weeds wait in the wings. But let's take a moment to hail The Tudors , which bows out this Sunday night at 9 after four seasons on Showtime.
Henry VIII and The Tudors bid adieu
By JON GARELICK  |  June 18, 2010
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Battle of the Bulger

Earlier this fall, with almost no fanfare, Beverly-based Commonwealth Editions published a new biography of Boston's archetypal politician — James Michael Curley: A Short Biography with Personal Reminiscences — written by former Massachusetts Senate pr
Former Mass. Sen. Pres. William Bulger defends James Michael Curley's legacy — and his own
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 18, 2009
DOWNLOAD: Augusten Burroughs Q&A and audio excerpt [MP3]

DOWNLOAD: Augusten Burroughs Q&A and audio excerpt [MP3]


Author Augusten Burroughs is all too familiar with the disastrous and absurd — to the point that all six of his memoirs (starting with the...
By webteam  |  November 03, 2009
Carrie Preston of True Blood

Carrie Preston of True Blood


Hear our interview with Carrie Preston of True Blood here!
By Charlie  |  September 17, 2009


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Review: The L Word

I'll admit I've been hazardously vocal around the office about my enthusiasm for The L Word , which will wrap itself up for good over the course of a scant seven remaining episodes. Can you blame me?
Final fling
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 20, 2009