Podcast: HBO’s The Deuce

Anthony Venutolo and Jack Lugo are joined by TV critic Vicki Hyman in a discussion about HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ that you don’t want to miss. Created by David Simon and George Pelecanos The Deuce explores the New York City sex trade in the early 1970s centered around Times Square. The panel each offer their individual thoughts on what they liked about the show as well as some of their qualms with the series. Among many topics, we discuss the complexity of Maggie Gyllenhaal’s character Eileen / Candy as well as whether we feel James Franco successfully played his dual role as twin brothers. Find out why Vicki and Anthony intensely dislike Chris Coy, and how we feel about the show’s long-term plans going forward. So, grab yourself a drink, sit back, and enter the juke joint.  Check out the Youtube link below: