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sami   Feb 10, 2016   Damian Lewis

All the fans and the team wishing Damian Lewis a very happy birthday and all the very best!

our gift and love goes to Sohana Research Fund and we sending lots of love!

#DamianFans =#FansforSohana

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sami   Feb 10, 2016   Damian Lewis

For Damian Lewis and his birthday we decided to give fans a voice, read now a wonderful message from Tiffany, representative for all fans!

Thank you Tiffany and

Happy Birthday Damian Lewis!

Dear Damian,

I first became familiar with your body of work watching Brody. As a therapist I’m told I’m drawn to the “broken”, to the wounded bird.

So it’s no surprise I was rooting for Brody from the start. You brought the face of the forgotten soldier to the forefront, raising awareness for PTSD.

We’ve watched you turn the most complex, traumatized characters into our beloved heroes.

It’s your depth that makes the viewer feel as though they are actually there, meditating with Charlie. As an activist, I was further impressed with your commitment to raising awareness for EB. Sohana, what a brave, beautiful young woman.

So I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know the positive impact your voice has had on me. For this reason I’ve decided to follow Bahar’s footsteps and run a 5k for Sohana Research Fund. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!

With Respect, Tiffany

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sami   Feb 8, 2016   Billions

Metallica, friendship and unexpected decisions…Bobby Axelrod and ep 4 recap extracts…

Listen closely, though, and the song suggests the episode’s theme, at least as it pertains to Bobby, his hedge-fund soldiers and anyone else committed to this stressful, consuming, spiritually vacant line of work. “Oh No” is a song about disconnection, about the existential condition of not feeling anything, those “calcium mines buried deep in your chest.”

Canada, Bobby’s buddies play a game of Hearts and recall the brawls they used to have in Freddy’s basement, but Freddy isn’t feeling so nostalgic about it. Bobby’s aggression — his need not only to win, but to humiliate — led to him beating Freddy in his own house and now that they’re adults, Freddy feels like nothing has changed with Bobby. His take-no-prisoners style has just taken another form. And oh by the way, while they’ve been talking, Bobby has just shot the moon, which in this metaphor-rich show, is the card-playing equivalent to a big, reckless, Axe Capital gamble. Freddy leaves him with an ominous (and surely prescient) thought: “You always thought you were going to win, Axe, right up until the moment when you fell.”

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In essence, Bobby cannot get away from his job. And when he’s propositioned by the singer, he cannot get away from his marital vows, either. The question for him becomes: Do these responsibilities make him happy? Or does he, like Mick, feel a twinge when he’s losing and nothing when he’s ahead? “Billions” doesn’t ask viewers to feel sympathy for this particular devil, but it does suggest, throughout the course of the episode, that he’s trapped by his own success. An episode like “Short Squeeze” clarifies the entire tone of the show, which is ostensibly about two titans locked in battle, but is really about two men who lust for a power that gives them no evident satisfaction. All they feel is the squeeze.

full recap:

mokulen   Feb 8, 2016   Billions, Video


sami   Feb 6, 2016   Billions
BILLIONS – Episode 104 – Short Squeeze
Premiere Date: February 7, 2016
Written by Young Il Kim
Directed by James Foley
After getting one of his Portfolio Managers out of trouble with the police, Axe takes a spontaneous trip to see Metallica in concert with his childhood friends.
While there, he meets a free spirited young woman who makes him face the limits of his own freedom. He also must fend off a short squeeze–an attack on one of his important holdings–led by Chuck’s father.
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Back in New York, Chuck has an epic day-long proffer session with Pete Decker, learning important facts about the inner workings of Axe Capital. But Chuck must also take action against his own father for his stock manipulation. Axe reckons with a cold betrayal by one of his old friends, and upon his return, Axe makes a momentous decision about the direction of his firm