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Veep (2012-Present)


Plot Summary: Centers on former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned about.

Creator & Director: Armando Iannucci

Stars: Julia Louis-DreyfusAnna Chlumsky and Tony Hale

Serious Jest:  (Queue It)  A friend of mine likes to joke that a woman’s desirability has the lifespan of an NFL running back’s career…on a downslide after 30 years old.  Louis-Dreyfus, however, seems to share the desirability of a fine wine…at 51, she’s hotter, funnier, and more captivating than she was 20 years earlier on Seinfeld.  Make all the GILF jokes you want, but I would totally visit her Oval Office…maybe even throw Tina Fey in the mix, dressed as Sarah Palin…you know, just to really go all in with the DC theme…

Aaaaaaanyway…this show is witty, and the cast is spectacular.  Timothy Simons is an amazing douche bag, and I find myself simultaneously wanting to backhand him, but respecting him as an actor.  When you get the chance, it’s worth watching every episode.  They’re all funny, especially if you live in the DMV or like political humor.


About Serious Jest

Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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