Lenny Boyle

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Mad Men - Complete Season 1 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jon Hamm
29 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mad Men, 6 July 2008
Matthew Weiner is the exec producer/ writer/ creator of this incredible emmy award winning show. Weiner, who was a writer on the Ted Danson vehicle "Becker" at the time (can you believe that?), sent the script for the pilot of "Mad Men" to David Chase ,creator of the sopranos, winning a writers contract on the strength of it. He went on to write classic episodes (they're all classics) like "the Blue Comet" and "Chasing It". After the Sopranos, HBO , the cable network that also gave us "Deadwood", "The Wire" and "Sex and the City" as anyone reading this will know, passed on the opportunity to produce "Mad Men". This does annoy, allowing for the fact that the show is almost perfect, the… Read more
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars HItchens, 17 May 2008
A previous reviewer warned fellow readers that this book is a rant. Of course it's a rant, this is hitchens. the real pleasure of Mr. Hitchens work is being carried along by the greatest ranter of our time.I am a roman catholic and even though he attacks my faith this book is a devine pleasure. ha ha.