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  • James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'

    James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'
    James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51. The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...
  • Tony Lip dies at 82; character actor known for mob roles

    Tony Lip dies at 82; character actor known for mob roles
    Tony Lip, 82, a veteran character actor known for playing mob roles on "The Sopranos" television show and in films, died Friday at a hospital in Teaneck, N.J. Family members told New Jersey's Record newspaper that Lip, a resident of Paramus, N.J., had...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother': Top of the charts, Ma!

    'How I Met Your Mother': Top of the charts, Ma!
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  • James Gandolfini, killing them softly

    James Gandolfini, killing them softly
    The 12-million viewers who tuned into the final episode of "The Sopranos" in 2007 thought there was a good chance Tony Soprano would get whacked. There was an irrefutable logic to such a denouement: the mob boss had cheated death so many times; the HBO...
  • James Gandolfini: A gut reaction to his on-screen style

    James Gandolfini: A gut reaction to his on-screen style
    One thing should be dispensed with up front: James Gandolfini, who shuffled off this mortal coil Wednesday at age 51, was not a style icon — nor was his most memorable character, Tony Soprano. But if one speed-clicks through stills and screen-...
  • Damiano Mr. Pizza closes: The he-said, they-said whole story

    Damiano Mr. Pizza closes: The he-said, they-said whole story
    When Damiano Mr. Pizza, the family-run pizza parlor on Fairfax Avenue, shut its doors late last month after nearly 60 years in business, it quickly brought to light the tiff between building owners Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, who together own well-...
  • Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV

    Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV
    When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
  • Bruce Springsteen dedicates 'Born to Run' to James Gandolfini

    Bruce Springsteen dedicates 'Born to Run' to James Gandolfini
    Actor James Gandolfini had long been a big fan of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, and the feeling was mutual, in particular for guitarist Steve Van Zandt, who worked closely with Gandolfini on “The Sopranos” in his role as mob...
  • 'The Wire': No. 9 on 'best-written' series list but zero Emmys

    'The Wire': No. 9 on 'best-written' series list but zero Emmys
    "The Wire," HBO's groundbreaking and multi-layered drama about drugs, politics and life in Baltimore, is generally regarded by TV critics and experts as one of TV's finest and most eloquent dramas ever. The show has gained even more admirers and acclaim...
  • Zach Braff reteaming with Woody Allen in 'Bullets over Broadway'

    Zach Braff reteaming with Woody Allen in 'Bullets over Broadway'
    In 1993, a very young Zach Braff had a brief part as Woody Allen's college-age son in "Manhattan Murder Mystery." Now the former "Scrubs" actor will be reuniting with Allen in the new stage-musical version of "Bullets over Broadway" that is expected to...
  • Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate

    Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate
    What draws viewers to a TV show? Sometimes it's the spark between the actors, or opening a window onto a new or rarely seen world. And sometimes seeing Bryan Cranston in his tighty whiteys is all it takes. Meet the show runners, the people charged...
  • Brett Martin and Alan Sepinwall look at the TV revolution

    Brett Martin and Alan Sepinwall look at the TV revolution
    The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...