While Boardwalk Empire picked up another Emmy on Sunday night (the HBO original drama series picked up 12 nominations, but there was only one first-place win — in the Directing, Drama Series category, Tim Van Patten won) — the second episode of the third season aired on HBO.
In episode 26, "Spaghetti & Coffee," Eli Thompson is let out of jail, and gangster Gyp Rosetti (pictured) takes over the fictional New Jersey town of Tabor Heights.
Meanwhile, we meet the crooked Gaston Means; Chalky White and his family are focused on; and the U.S. government, the topic of pre-natal care and the weakening booze supply chain during the third year of Prohibition all factor in.
So does Nucky's new mistress, Billie Kent.
If you loved the music from the first two seasons of Boardwalk Empire — the soundtrack's first volume won a Grammy earlier this year — expect another volume soon. The songs have been excellent in the first two episodes, including the closing credits version of "Lovesick Blues," performed by Pokey LaFarge.
(Pictured, Pokey LaFarge)
What did you think of episode two?
Atlantic City hosts tattoo expo, antique show, and the 5th annual A.C. Cinefest, plus more.
The fifth annual AC Cinefest, presented by the Downbeach Film Festival, will feature Robert Downey Sr. in addition to Terry Winter, award-winning creator of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, and actor Peter Dobson.
"The game has changed quite a bit. Things have gotten a lot more violent, a lot more competitive, and Nucky has sort of had to up his game as well in order to survive. "
The Chelsea is revisiting the Prohibition era by “conjuring the long-lost period of glamour, gangsters and speakeasies” with a special cocktail menu that befits the era. Bartenders with an historical perspective on cocktails might note that Prohibition ...
"It’s almost foreshadowed in the pilot when Jimmy tells Nucky: 'You can’t be half a gangster anymore,' and I knew that at one point Nucky would cross that line and fully become a gangster."
According to the Hollywood insider publication Variety, HBO "will bring back the 12-episode third season of Boardwalk Empire on Sept. 16 while New Orleans saga "Treme" is back for 10-episode third season on Sept. 23.
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