Oscar Isaac as Al Pacino as Mayor Heat in Show Me A Mayor
"The people cry out for a mini-series." - Joe Biden
"Omg! Cities!" - Prestige Crime Drama
"...and you play Lord Hawhaw Bossman...." - David Simon gets it together with Bob Balaban
"Only a white Hispanic can save us." - Oscar Isaac as Ted Cruz in the unaired pilot for Ciudad de la Futura, on the failed quest to complete the trans-pacific Tijuana monorail
"There is a white beyond white, a white we can all be, with the right charter schools: hyper-white."
- Cory Booker
"Every city a Singapore!" - your friends in 15-20 years (post-date for exposed brick)
Hot mayors, cool law,
Lobster roll just a worm covered in slaw
- Springsteen plays on car radio
"The mayor told me I could be homecoming queen."
- Max von Sydow shows up uninvited on set
"The show is compulsively watchable but tastes of bran."
- A.O. Scott deigns to turn on the TV in his apartment
"We'll have to write our way out."
- twelve show runners trapped in a mine
"Do it again, but cheaper."
- Paul Haggis directing
"Wow, man, Catherine Keener hasn't aged a day--"
"That's Winona Ryder."
"I find Ballers more compelling because the Rock is sort of asexual; like he's supposed to be sexy but he can only be charming. There's a fuck scene between him and his gal and it's not sexy at all, it's alike watching two marmots fuck." - Michael Douglas, high, interrupts an impromptu That's 70's Show reunion at the Premiere after-party
"I can do anything!"
"So what, I can do it by barely doing anything at all."
-Nic Pizzolato and David Simon
"Somebody hacked the TSA body scanners and are vaporizing the people!"
- Meanwhile at the Newark airport
“Most lives are seed scattered on fallow ground.” - Michael Bloomberg
"Whoa. Look, I'm not racist, but..." - Everyone
"A liberal can't win."
- David Simon smoking in a children's hospital