Cutthroat Diversity

HBO, Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones airs its season finale tonight and yeah ok maybe I’ve milked it a little bit.

Rottentomatoes: 94%

Metacritic: 80

IMDb: 9.5

Emmys: 38 wins 106 nominations


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Netflix, Orange is the New Black

Netflix prison comedy drama Orange is the New Black premiered its fourth season this Friday June 17th and all episodes are available for binge viewing here.

Rottentomatoes: 95%

Metacritic: 79

IMDb: 8.3

Emmys: 4 wins 16 nominations

The Emmy Awards should probably decide if this is a comedy or drama.  They ran it as a comedy series in 2014 and switched to drama in 2015.

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Showtime, The Affair

Showtime romance drama The Affair announced its Season 3 premiere this week and will commence on Nov. 20th.

Rottentomatoes: 91%

Metacritic: 85

IMDb: 8.0

Golden Globes: 3 Nominations 2 Wins


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Cutthroat Diversity


Game of Thrones only has 4 more episodes left in the season and then we have to wait an entire year again.

Rottentomatoes : 94%

Metacritic : 80

IMDb: 9.5

Emmys : 38 wins 106 nominations


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What is the Presidency For?

“Then, what the hell is the presidency for!”
 “I have the power, now, and I intend to use it.”
— Lyndon Baines Johnson

HBO, All the way

Politics is War.

HBO premiered the movie “All the Way” on May 21. It is great film where Four Temperaments are clearly shown in action.

“November 22, 1963: John F. Kennedy was dead in Dallas, killed by an assassin. Jacqueline Kennedy, her clothes still spattered with her husband’s blood, stood beside Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson as Johnson took the presidential oath of office. Camelot was suddenly and shockingly gone. In the passage of a few jolting hours, King Arthur had been replaced by the crude, graceless, but equally energetic Lyndon Johnson, a professional politician from Texas.”  [Presidential Temperament]

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