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James Gandolfini And Lorraine Bracco Fought A Secret War During The Sopranos’ Therapy Scenes

Some of the most riveting scenes in “The Sopranos” have nothing to do with La Casa Nostra. Rather, it’s the moments when Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) is on the couch with his psychiatrist, Dr. Jennifer Melfi (Lorraine Bracco). It’s usually a writing cheat to have your characters directly say their feelings aloud, but it worked […]

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Boardwalk Empire’s Creator Saw It As The ‘Flip Side’ Of The Sopranos

Upon the end of HBO drama “The Sopranos,” with the falsetto notes of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” still hanging in the air, executive producer and writer Terence Winter was searching for his next project. The massively popular mafia-centric show had concluded at the top of the TV heap, even called “the greatest pop-culture masterpiece of […]

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How to Watch This Fool: Where Is the Chris Estrada Comedy Series Streaming?

Great news for fans of Chris Estrada, the comedian’s new series, based on his own life and experiences, is all set to premiere today! The show, called This Fool, not only stars Estrada, but also has him as one of the series co-creators, writers, and executive producers. Other executive producers include Fred Armisen and Jonathan […]

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‘Sopranos’ Alum Robert Iler Recalls Tony Sirico’s Protective Stance on Set: ‘This Dude Will F*ck You Up’

Oh Madone, Tony Sirico didn’t let anyone give his co-stars merda on the set of “The Sopranos.”In a resurfaced podcast episode of “Pod Yourself a Gun” from February 2022 (via Uproxx), actor Robert Iler looked back on Sirico’s commanding presence while filming the HBO series. Iler spoke about how Sirico, who died at age 79 […]

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David Chase Says Tony Sirico Was the Only ‘Sopranos’ Actor to Successfully Demand Dialogue Be Changed

In the days following Tony Sirico’s death, the cast and crew of “The Sopranos” have come out in droves to remember the man forever known as Paulie Walnuts. Sirico’s acting talents and sense of humor have been widely celebrated, but “Sopranos” creator David Chase wants fans to know that Sirico was also a natural writer. […]

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Tony Sirico, Paulie Walnuts on ‘The Sopranos,’ Dies at 79

Tony Sirico, the actor known for playing mobster Peter Paul “Paulie Walnuts” Gualtieri on “The Sopranos,” died Friday, Variety confirmed with his manager. He was 79.Virico’s Paulie Walnuts, a bombastic and ferociously funny foot soldier to James Gandolfini’s Tony Soprano with one-liners like no one else, was a “Sopranos” scene-stealer from the start. Sirico balanced […]

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