The Essentials

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

This week on The Essentials, Mallory, Esra, and Gina continue time-traveling, diving into the Prohibition power plays of Boardwalk Empire. Esra ponders the best (and the worst) bad characters; Mallory assesses the history depicted; Gina follows the money and finds Faust; and we all stan for the inimitable Steve Buscemi.Thanks for being a subscriber to our podcast! In case you missed them, check out our other discussions on period dramas: The West Wing and Mrs. America. If you’d like to share feedback to us directly, or let us know which show you think we should cover next, please leave us a review or email us at Get on the email list at

Duration: 57 min

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