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How Danny McBride Crafts the Perfect Opening Scene

On this week’s Good One, McBride walks us through the first scenes of his projects, from Eastbound & Down to The Righteous Gemstones.
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Succession Power Rankings: Can Tom Eat the Peach?

Elio Perlman could never.
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Lucy Liu’s Joan Watson Was Elementary’s Humanistic Heart

Through her performance in the CBS procedural, Liu crafted a layered study in empathy that suggests second acts are possible in life.
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