Mike Judge’s new HBO series is promising. Silicon Valley takes on the wacky world of nerds, technology, weirdness, self-absorption, and big money — it’s a potent combination — and if I knew more about that world directly could speak to the show’s verisimilitude. As it is, I can only comment on its entertainment value.
So far, so good.
And, I have to say I’ll always love Mike Judge for bringing me King of the Hill, a favorite show of mine and a Sunday night bonding ritual for me and my son for many years. We both think back on those episodes and the time we spent together on the chartreuse sofa gazing at the screen and laughing together with fondness. I can’t think of another show we both enjoyed equally and watched together regularly.