Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking & Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide is ONE YEAR OLD TODAY!

Well, if you are a follower of this blog, you probably know that I published a  Billions book last year:  Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking and Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide is available for purchase through online vendors like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Strand Book Store, Indiebound, and BAM!.

Today marks the first anniversary of the book’s release and I was very lucky to have a selfie taken with my book and my muse a few weeks ago! Continue reading “Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking & Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide is ONE YEAR OLD TODAY!”

How Keane gave us Brody and How Brody gave us Axe *UPDATED*

Lodge Kerrigan’s beautiful film ‘Keane‘ with Damian Lewis received a 4K restoration  and is opening at Film at Lincoln Center on August 19 followed by a special screening and a Q&A with Lodge Kerrigan and Damian himself on August 20. The movie is also opening at American Cinematheque in Los Angeles on  August 28 and Brattle Theater in Boston on September 23. So… why don’t we get in the mood for Keane by talking about how it caused a chain reaction in Damian’s career?

Join me!

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I am sure that, by now, you have got to know me quite well. Yes, I’m a little bit (ok, ok more than a little bit) obsessed with Brody… All roads do not lead to Rome, they all lead to… yes, Bravo, to Brody!

Now, I love William Keane, too. I LOVE him.

Because…

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The Physicality of Bobby Axelrod in
Billions

Damianista’s note: One of the many qualities Damian Lewis brought to the character of Bobby Axelrod in Billions is his incredible physicality. And while I originally shared this post a couple of years ago, I think it is a good time to revive it and celebrate Damian for creating one of the most iconic TV characters in the golden age of TV.

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Billions”

Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking & Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide

Well, if you are a follower of this blog, you probably know that I sat down and wrote a Billions book:  Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking and Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide is available for purchase through online vendors like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Strand Book Store, Indiebound, and BAM!.

And if you are interested in the extraordinary journey I had, writing a book about my favorite TV show that is, here it is. Continue reading “Appetite for Power – Eating, Drinking & Dealmaking in NYC: A Billions Guide”

Throwback Thursday to Damian Lewis on The Moment with
Brian Koppelman

Note: This post was originally published on March 26, 2019.

Photo Credits: Brian Koppelman

When he’s not running a show, co-creator of Billions, Brian Koppelman hosts a podcast called The Moment. Each hour-long session is a conversation about the creative process and pivotal moments in creative careers. Koppelman talks to people in various forms and stages of their creative lives about inflection points, the moments they sensed something shifted for them in their careers. Having listened to several of these conversations in his archive, its always a treat to hear how people get to live their professional dreams, be they restaurateurs, musicians, writers or actors. Back when he first publicized the podcast, I had this twee Twitter exchange with him. Continue reading “Throwback Thursday to Damian Lewis on The Moment with Brian Koppelman”