• To Understand the Tortured Souls of ‘Billions,' Follow the Bread

    3 monthes ago - By Eater

    The latest season of Showtime's food-obsessed show turns its attention from meat to humble baked goods They called it Billions for a reason. When the show made its debut on Showtime in January 2016, its maximalism was its defining characteristic, the secret sauce that made it feel fresh and new in a prestige-TV economy where difficult men were still the dominant currency. It's not like the medium hadn't already witnessed alpha males duking it out in expensive rooms , or characters chewing over dialogue that was equal parts lyrical and profane. Instead, what made Billions unique was the...
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