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BUY TONY SOPRANO’S SUBURBAN, DAVID CHASE SPEAKS & JAMES GANDOLFINI PRODUCES

Signed by James Gandolfini, Tony Soprano’s Suburban is being sold at auction, beginning August 03. I haven’t read/heard that there’s a test or otherwise some ceremony involved, so it looks like everyone can breath easy as long as they have the f***in money. Story and photos from AUTO BLOG (“Be like Tony Soprano. Drive His […]

WHY “THE SOPRANOS RUB-OUT THEORY” IS WRONG

Having read so many comments by others in this past week as to how they are determined the Finale of THE SOPRANOS be interpreted (what it means to some) — the closing cut-to-black screen while Tony Soprano’s face is the last image we’re shown — what’s taking off as the “most insisted upon” interpretation of […]

THE SOPRANOS: COLD TIN ROOF

David Chase did THE SOPRANOS Finale right: we see a blank, we see nothing, we imagine everything, we can draw our own conclusions as to what extent “finale” means “the end“. January 1999 through June 2007: The Sopranos. I can’t believe I watched the whole thing but I’m sure glad that I did. The internet […]

THE BIG BANGO: THE SOPRANOS EPISODE 67, “JOIN THE CLUB”

Having a bit of a problem understanding some viewers who have recoiled about Episode 67 of THE SOPRANOS, “JOIN THE CLUB,” written by series creator David Chase. JOIN THE CLUB (second Episode of this current and last Season Six of the Series) is a stupendously rich, abundantly layered, remarkably written and acted accomplishment, such as […]

“KNUCKLEHEAD SMITH”

Chicago Tribune “Arts Critic,” Sid Smith, goes and jabs a bad page, leaking THE SOPRANOS, Season Six Premiere all over his recent column (“‘Sopranos’ hits high notes early“). Even worse, I’m knucklehead reader enough to have read it. And, I like the recurring use of “dream-sequence” events in is Series — and the dramatic use […]