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April 2014


‘Silicon Valley’ Season 1, episode 4 recap: Vomit-inducing stereotypes

April 28, 2014

This week, Silicon Valley continued to accurately satirize the highs and lows of launching a startup — but to lesser comic effect than previous episodes.

While episode 4, called “Fiduciary Duties,” features over-the-top physical humor, there were fewer laugh-out-loud moments in the HBO show, whose strong suit lies in its witty dialogue and sharp observations about Valley life.

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‘Silicon Valley’ Season 1, episode 3 recap: Stupid name, smart satire

What’s in a name? A lot of drama, apparently. The bulk of Silicon Valley‘s third episode, “Articles of Incorporation,” follows ever-awkward protagonist Richard (Thomas Middleditch) in his dogged pursuit to make “Pied Piper” the official name of his compression-algorithm company. But this being the…

April 21, 2014