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Better Call Saul: The Rise of Mike The Cleaner and The Fall of the McGill Brothers in "Pimento"

In which we review the penultimate episode of Better Call Saul’s debut season. Spoilers ahead.Read the rest

Better Call Saul: Jimmy and Chuck unite for seniors' rights in "RICO"

Remember when the idea for Better Call Saul first floated around in television production gossip, and it was conceived as a half-hour comedy?

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Better Call Saul giveth and taketh away from Jimmy in "Bingo"

In order for Better Call Saul to inch closer to the timeline it’s trying to meet, James McGill’s difficult life has to fester into bitterness. He’ll do anything to escape it. Read the rest

Better Call Saul reveals the tortured origin of Mike Ehrmantraut

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The midpoint of Better Call Saul's first season hinges on scenes without Jimmy

The latest episode of the Breaking Bad spinoff, recapped for your further entertainment.Read the rest

“Better Call Saul” shows Jimmy can wear many masks in "Hero"

Episode four of the Breaking Bad spinoff, recapped.Read the rest

Better Call Saul explores survival instinct in "Nacho"

Jimmy and Mike find common ground in "Nacho", episode 3 of the Breaking Bad spinoff.Read the rest

The best moments from the two-night premiere of Better Call Saul

The task set before Better Call Saul is impossibly daunting. Can it join Breaking Bad in the pantheon of great TV?Read the rest

Kickstarting a Breaking Bad fan fest in Albuquerque

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Boing Boing reader Miguel Jaramillo sends word of a crowdfunding campaign with which I am fully on board: A Breaking Bad fan-fest.

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A Breaking Bad 'Little Golden Book' by illustrator Maxime Mary


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Here are two images from Maxime Mary's "Little Golden Books"-style interpretation of the television crime series Breaking Bad. I've followed his wonderful illustration blog for a while, and you can scroll through and see his other fantastic sketches of Walt, Jesse, and their underworld ilk.

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Forget about your Breaking Bad-themed Halloween costume idea, because you can't top this one.

Tight, tight, tight, yeah! [via Aaron Paul's Instagram, HT: Lani]

Anthony Hopkins' fan letter to Bryan Cranston after bingeing on Breaking Bad

An excerpt from a letter Anthony Hopkins wrote to Bryan Cranston after binging on all six seasons of Breaking Bad in two weeks:

I know there is so much smoke blowing and sickening bullshit in this business, and I’ve sort of lost belief in anything really.

But this work of yours is spectacular – absolutely stunning. What is extraordinary, is the sheer power of everyone in the entire production. What was it? Five or six years in the making? How the producers (yourself being one of them), the writers, directors, cinematographers…. every department – casting etc. managed to keep the discipline and control from beginning to the end is (that over used word) awesome.

(via Uproxx)

‘Breaking Bad’ characters drawn in the style of ‘The Simpsons’

"Brussels-based illustrator and art director Adrien Noterdaem loves to make Simpsons-ized versions of TV and movie characters," say our friends at Dangerous Minds blog. "Recently he turned his attention to Breaking Bad and came up with these delightful images."

Breaking Bad explained with the song "El Paso" by Marty Robbins

[Video contains nothing but spoilers] Remember how people said Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon corresponded with scenes in The Wizard of Oz? Well, Bonnie Rose's edit of key scenes from Breaking Bad matched to the story in Marty Robbin's "El Paso" is kind of like that, only much more awesome.

The Breaking Bad Storyline Explained With the Song "El Paso" by Marty Robbins

‘Breaking Bad’ fan obit in Albuquerque Journal breaks web traffic records [Spoilers]

Romenesko has the stats on that ‘Breaking Bad’ fan group’s Walter White ad in the Albuquerque Journal. It's the most-read online story since the paper began tracking with Google Analytics in 2006. eBay sellers are making some nice profits with copies of the print edition. Spoilers below.

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'Metastasis', a new 'Breaking Bad' en Español with 'Walter Blanco'


Metastasis," starring Diego Trujillo, will air on Univision’s UniMas in the U.S.

Sony Pictures Television has partnered with Colombian television production firm Teleset to produce the Breaking-Bad-in-Spanish remake 'Metastasis'.

Breaking Pulp

Illustrator Jim Rugg drew this cover in the EC Comics style to commemorate the end of "Breaking Bad," and shared it in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool.

Read our recap of this great television drama's finale here.