Entertainment Is anyone watching Billions?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by YodaQuiversStern, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. YodaQuiversStern

    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,949
    Likes Received:
    8,796
    Haven't seen a thread for this show.

    I'm really into it. Love the storyline. I do find it hard to believe that Paul Giamatti's character would have such a hot wife (the brunette from SOA), but maybe it's the dominatrix thing that attracts them to each other. Don't want to say anymore and give anything away.
     
    Bababoey31, OV, SomerSky and 5 others like this.
  2. suckemnuckledus

    suckemnuckledus Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3,190
    Likes Received:
    4,701
    DVR, so far...haven't seen 1 episode yet! please no spoilers.
     
  3. Johnnykstaint

    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

    Reputations:
    7,670
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    44,959
    Likes Received:
    23,373
    I started watching solely for Giamatti, but its a pretty good show.
     
    sfgirl, JoeyDoubles and Streetfighter like this.
  4. sparty89

    sparty89 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5
    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2014
    Messages:
    443
    Likes Received:
    918
    I tried to watch the first episode, but couldn't get through ten minutes of it.
     
    yaddc likes this.
  5. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2012
    Messages:
    55,631
    Likes Received:
    61,912
    Watching what?
     
  6. Punctured

    Punctured Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    193
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2015
    Messages:
    1,780
    Likes Received:
    2,274
    Love it.
     
  7. sumtexan

    sumtexan Consentido de Dios VIP

    Reputations:
    25,908
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2012
    Messages:
    7,178
    Likes Received:
    7,172
    I'm watching it. It's a good show with smart, well written, interesting plot lines, and the actors are all phenomenal. Damn right I'm watching it.
     
  8. BaldPussy

    BaldPussy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    129
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    976
    Likes Received:
    1,213
    The story is too far fetched!
     
  9. bluedevil30

    bluedevil30 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    12,370
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2015
    Messages:
    5,818
    Likes Received:
    9,711
    Horrible writing - too far fetched. It's a C+ at best but there is nothing else on and its the doldrums of the sports season.
     
    Ralph Kramden likes this.
  10. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

    Reputations:
    8,176
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    26,005
    Likes Received:
    13,981
    He's a great actor though
     
  11. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

    Reputations:
    8,176
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    26,005
    Likes Received:
    13,981
    I did the same thing with breaking bad and SOA :facepalm: But I learned to give it another shot and glad I did
     
  12. SlowAdam

    SlowAdam misunderstood/forgotten wackpacker

    Reputations:
    510
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2014
    Messages:
    2,265
    Likes Received:
    4,884
    i am enjoying it alot
     
  13. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

    Reputations:
    22,268
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    41,850
    Likes Received:
    43,455
    TV show about the annual deficit? Or would that be Trillions?
     
  14. ShutupMoron

    ShutupMoron Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,828
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    16,040
    Likes Received:
    15,928
    Liking it. Based on some of the real life BS that goes on in all areas of the public and privates sectors the storyline is not too far fetched.
     
  15. Rodney21a

    Rodney21a Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2013
    Messages:
    4,119
    Likes Received:
    2,697
    Oh so the Homeland Jihad guy is the billionaire megalomaniac

    Who is Paul Giamattii playing and why does he give a fuck?

    how far fetch is far fetched? I mean it's fiction..... I wanna watch it... I pay for Showtime...... I may as well get my moneys worth...
     
  16. Butt Trumpet

    Butt Trumpet Rimming aint easy.

    Reputations:
    1,911
    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2014
    Messages:
    13,092
    Likes Received:
    19,060
    It is vely good, but I gannot stand ze ginger small mouth vaggot guy.
     
    Vagineer and anon998 like this.
  17. Wesmantooth

    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    168
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    12,756
    Likes Received:
    10,994
    its been enjoyable so far. little above avg mainly cause of the acting less storyline
     
  18. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ My life is one big lazy day VIP

    Reputations:
    17,413
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    212,424
    Likes Received:
    44,018
    Good actors, not that into the story, but still watching.
     
  19. YodaQuiversStern

    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,949
    Likes Received:
    8,796
    I can't understand how people say a TV show is too far fetched. It's a TV show! It's entertainment! It's not meant to be real. Even "reality" TV and documentaries are highly edited and/or slanted.

    I watch TV to suspend my mind from reality. I want far fetched. Far fetched is usually more entertaining than actual reality.
     
    sumtexan and ShutupMoron like this.
  20. benmathews

    benmathews Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,535
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    472
    Likes Received:
    745
    Good but not great. I find myself looking for times when Bobby Axe fucks up his fake ny accent and the real british voice comes out. Pig Vomit is extra creepy in this show. Nalin Malin is a hot minx. The Baltimore Sun editor from Season 5 of The Wire plays Axes gal friday. He is the best part of the show. Nice boobage in various episodes. The BDSM subplot is the lamest part. Grade B-. After getting thru the pilot and watching the second episode of Vinyl, I am liking that show more than Billions.