One is a twangy Texan with that shit-kicking, boot-wearing thing going on ... the other is a Jersey bruiser, with a (much-discussed) physique reminiscent of Tony Soprano after a donut bender. But both are delivering a booster shot of testosterone ... that hard-to-define-but-easy-to-recognize machismo that no amount of therapy, media training, or psycho-pharmaceuticals can impart.
After watching Arsenal then The Sopranos, dreamed I had a stinker playing for Arsenal and Tony Soprano tried to whack me and Fabregas.More quotes »
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Characters like TV's Dexter, Tony Soprano and, to a less violent extent, Don Draper, have removed a lot of the anti- from pop culture's idea of anti-hero, so it's particularly interesting to watch a character that holds on to that anti- with both clenche from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Read more »
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Media Matrix Friday Question: What TV Show, Past or Present, Is Your No. 1 Guilty Pleasure?
Television shows have freed our imaginations over the years and made it possible for us to escape in a show. Through Tony Soprano, we fantasize "whacking" our enemies. Samantha of Sex and the City made it possible for women to believe they could lead a g from Indie Wire Read more »
Gillian Anderson returns in 'Hannibal'
Actress Gillian Anderson poses during a photocall for the television series "The Fall" during the annual MIPCOM television program market in Cannes, southeastern France, October 8, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Tony Soprano had Dr. Jennifer Melfi. The life from Winnipeg Sun Read more »