Let's blog it out as Ari Gold, Johnny Drama and the crew from HBO's "Entourage" return for the eighth and final season. Victory!

Entourage 8/1: Things E should do with the ring

Kevin Connolly as Eric Murphy in a scene

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Let's go past the part about Sloan and E calling off their engagement and breaking up never being an actual scene in the show. We'll just accept it as offseason backstory and move forward.

E is clearly hurting from the dissolution of the near-marriage, which explains why he has yet to get his stuff from Sloan's apartment. We'll give props to Sloan for being nice enough to return the engagement...

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Entourage 8/1: Some random thoughts

Mrs. Ari lays it on the line with

Some random thoughts after two watchings of the Season 8 premiere of "Entourage."

- When did Sloan and E break up?

- Telegraphed as it was, it still hurt to hear Mrs. Ari tell Ari Gold that she's been seeing someone else. Piven nailed the emotional look, too.

- E struggled to leave Sloan a message on her cell phone, trying multiple times to record a voicemail. Any...

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Entourage 8/1: Best Printable Line

Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) delivered the best printable

A quick refresher on the principles that guide us on the Best Printable Line (BPL) for each week: This is a family newspaper website, so no cursing allowed. Hence, the BPL is just that: the best quote from the episode that can be reprinted here without edit.

On to the BPL for Week 1, and Ari Gold has the early lead in the race for the Big Knish, awarded to the...

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Entourage 8/1: The Drama Club

Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama in a scene

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In the interests of character/plot/blog development, for the eighth and final season of HBO's "Entourage," we've added The Drama Club to our weekly recaps. It highlights the best of Johnny Drama from that episode. Let's just hope it doesn't overlap with the BPL too much.

Here goes . . .

Seems like I picked the wrong week to start this, but such is life and I'm...

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Entourage 8/1: The Ari Gold Mine

Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold in a scene

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The Ari Gold MIine began in Season 5 as an additional way to recap each episode of "Entourage." With the eighth and final season, we'll keep it going, and based on the coverage leading into Sunday night's premiere, we'll have a lot to choose from each week.

Episode 1's AGM could easily have come during one of his amusing rants, but that's what the BPL is for. Rather,...

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Entourage 8/1: Writer props

Again, a refresher course for those who are new to the game or just forgot: writer props goes out to something subtle yet impressive, something not so obvious such as an Ari Gold rant or any BPL.

For week 1, writer props goes out to Billy Walsh introducing the parade of ladies coming off the bus and walking into Vince's house for a party. It wasn't the bevy of beauties walking in like...

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'Entourage' Season 8 premieres and such

News 12 Long Island's Elisa DiStefano hit the

A snippet of Verne Gay's review of the final season of HBO's "Entourage":

Soon, no more sunshine or gleaming half-million-dollar toys on wheels; no more infantilized stars and their infantilized agent-enablers; no more Rex and his pink sweaters, or Ari and his operatic outbursts of hair-torching profanity.

Read the rest of his review here, and watch red-carpet video from the...

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More video of Sloan from 'Entourage'

Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui arrives at the ESPY awards.

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OK, fine, the previous post has video of actress Emmanuelle Chriqui talking about her role as Sloan on "Entourage," but I don't hear anyone complaining if we go back-to-back here.

In this video, she says a lot of what you may have seen in the previous video, but hey, she's wearing a different outfit this time! And it includes a few clips from Season 8. So once again,...

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Sloan looks back on 'Entourage'

Emmanuelle Chriqui stars as Sloan in a scene

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Emmanuelle Chriqui, a "Blog It Out" favorite, looks back on her character Sloan as the eighth and final season of "Entourage" kicks off this Sunday.

Enjoy the video below, and then enjoy more Emmanuelle Chriqui photos here.


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Meet Turtle and E in New Rochelle

From left: Rex Lee, Jerry Ferrara and Kevin

(Credit: AP Photo/Mark Terrill)

If you a burning desire to shell out a bucket of dough to be one of 50 people to hang with Jerry Ferrara, aka "Turtle," and Kevin Connolly, aka "E" and the 1991 Homecoming King at Patchogue-Medford High School, then keep reading.

The two actors from HBO's "Entourage" are doing a private signing/meet-and-greet with Steiner Sports on Monday, July 18, at...

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