Oh my. Hello, Gyp Rosetti's sweaty, blood-covered erotically asphyxiated dangalang.
Well, if there's one thing this episode, "You'd Be Surprised," was, it was surprising. Just full of nasty, bloody scenes and painfully awkward moments of silence. It just a vicious ride, through and through. And hat's off to that. Look, this show does quiet sentiment well, but I think, after a couple middling episodes, we were in the mood for something bold, brash and terrifying. And not only did this episode excellently dramatize Nucky's feeling for Billie in a way that a dozen starry-eyed gazes ever could, it also tied the Joe Masseria storyline, which seemed out of place, directly to Nucky's world. Read More...