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I’m Dying Up Here

I’m Dying Up Here is an American comedy-drama television series created by David Flebotte (Masters of Sex, Will & Grace, Ellen, Desperate Housewives, Boardwalk Empire, Raising Hope). The pilot was … Continue reading


Roadies is an American comedy-drama television series created by Cameron Crowe. A ten-episode first season premiered on Showtime on June 26, 2016. The pilot episode was written and directed by Crowe. On September 16, 2016, … Continue reading

The Affair

The Affair is an American television drama series created by Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment) and Hagai Levi (In Treatment). The series premiered on Showtime on October 12, … Continue reading


Cucumber is a 2015 British television series created by Russell T Davies (Queer as Folk, Banana) and aired on Channel 4. The series focuses on middle-aged Henry Best (Vincent Franklin, … Continue reading

The L Word

The L Word is an American/Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbian, bisexual, straight and transgender people and their friends, connections, family and lovers … Continue reading

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror TV series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes (Call the Midwife). The show … Continue reading

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is an American television serial drama created by Mark Frost (All Souls, American Chronicles, The Six Million Dollar Man) and David Lynch (On The Air, Hotel Room). It … Continue reading


Californication is an American comedy-drama television series created by Tom Kapinos. The show debuted on Showtime on August 13, 2007 and follows New Yorker Hank Moody (David Duchovny, The X-Files), … Continue reading

Shameless (US)

Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago’s Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although filmed in … Continue reading

S02E10: Is the violence of war more justifiable than the violence of terrorism?

Can we  legitimize terrorism? What distinguishes an act of war from an act of terrorism? If wars can be just, can acts of terror be just too? Can we stipulate … Continue reading

30 March 2014 · 1 Comment

S06E06: Can you ever be yourself at work?

Are you the same person with your subordinates that you are with your superiors? Do you behave the same in front of your co-workers, your children, your friends, your exes … Continue reading

21 March 2014 · 5 Comments

S04E03: Suffering or death, are we free to choose?

One of the most famous speeches in the history of TV series is “The Whole Blah Damn Thing” of Andy Botwin in Weeds (Showtime) As a huge fan of Jenji … Continue reading

15 March 2014 · Leave a comment
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