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What that big GOT heel turn reminds us about powerful people

By Matt Rooney _ A disclaimer, Save Jerseyans: I’m a huge ‘Game of Thrones’ fan (of both the show and the A Song of Ice and Fire book series upon which it was based). Another disclaimer: I’m one of those Read More

At 100, Sinatra Remains Compelling, Legendary

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Have you seen the four-hour HBO documentary Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All? We’ve finished viewing the first two hours and from what we’ve seen so far we can tell you that it’s very thorough, Read More

Atlantic City: Too Big to Save?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog HBO’s Boardwalk Empire will wrap up this fall, Save Jerseyans, five seasons into a series that launched with critical acclaim but is slated to end amid sober commentary concluding “it’s for the best.” The Read More

America’s 9th Most Corrupt State

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog HBO’s Atlantic City-based Boardwalk Empire starts up again for its fourth season on Sunday, Save Jerseyans. What an appropriate time for the folks over at Business Insider to evaluate America’s most corrupt states! It’s almost Read More

Boardwalk Empire Season 4 Trailer

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I know it’s a sin to wish away the summer, Save Jerseyans, but HBO’s Boardwalk Empire is quickly becoming one of our audience’s favorite shows, if not for the plot/characters, simply because so many of us Read More

Fall to Grace? Or Unholy Deception?

Redemption is a Journey, Not a Movie Trailer By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yes, I’ve been openly skeptical of Jim McGreevey’s magical transformation from one of the sleaziest politicians in state history into a modern-day John the Baptist, ministering to prisoners and Read More

Boardwalk Empire, Episode 3.6 Recap: “Ging Gang Goolie”

Dealing with the real possibility of a mob in his own backyard is bad enough, Save Jerseyans. Now Nucky Thompson is confronted by an adversary with whom all New Jersey taxpayers are acutely familiar: the federal government.  Duh duh duuuuuummmm… Read More

Boardwalk Empire, Episode 3.4 Recap: “Meeting Masseria” and the Tabor Heights Massacre

Things are getting a little rough at the Boardwalk, Save Jerseyans. Or more accurately, in a fictional Ocean County (?) backwater named Tabor Heights. Each of the primary Boardwalk Empire characters took one step closer to the edge of the Read More