“Veep” – Season 1, Episode 3: “Catherine”

“Veep” has a little bit of a problem. The world of politics is not a place that most people would like to be right now. Sure, there are still some young people who fantasize about making a difference in government, but most Americans are flat-out fed up with politicians. Currently, close to 80% of Americans…

“Veep” – Season 1, Episode 2: “Frozen Yoghurt”

“You guys live in your own little world with your heads stuck up your Capitol Hill asses.” – the frozen yogurt guy While I laughed several times during tonight’s second episode of “Veep,” HBO’s new comedy about a gaffe-prone vice-president, the episode basically rehashed the dynamic from pilot and added a few positive tweaks. Vice-President…

“Veep” Sets the Right Tone

In a scene from a season 2 episode of “Curb your Enthusiasm,” Larry David is pitching a new show idea to his old colleague Julia Louis-Dreyfus. She suggests they pitch it to HBO, and when Larry asks why, she tells him that she wants to curse. “I want to say ‘fuck,’” Louis-Dreyfus says, “and ‘cocksucker.’”…