REBEKAH DEVLIN OUT OF THE BOX
FOR someone who’s supposed to be a film star, Vinnie Chase is pretty dull. Not dull as in boring, or even dull as in stupid, he’s just so vanilla.
Put simply, his character lacks any real likeability and certainly doesn’t have the charisma you’d expect.
Although I’m not sure Adrian Grenier has it in real life either.
No one can dish out an insult like Ari.
‘‘ Who are you and why am I wasting my time listening to you?’’ he says to Scott in this episode.
Jeremy Piven used to be
Maybe it’s just because the characters around him are so good.
Ari Gold is one of the best characters on TV — him and Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother. Ellen’s cousin in her old show Ellen, which is not to be confused with her chat show The Ellen DeGeneres Show ... or her other sitcom, which was called The Ellen Show. Wonder if she’ll ever have a show that isn’t a variation on her name?
I love seeing famous people in old shows. Proves even the biggest stars have done a lot of dud jobs to get where they are . . . reassuring, isn’t it?
Tonight Ari is up to his
Low charisma: Adrian Grenier. eyeballs in you know what — disgruntled former employee Lizzie is threatening to release tapes of him, well, being Ari, which could have horrific implications for his business and NFL aspirations.
‘‘ This is like arms control you’re like Iran and I need to take away your weapons because you’re reckless,’’ Lizzie’s co-conspirator Amanda Daniels says.
Turtle is peddling a new brand of tequila, which creates its own issues — Vinnie and Drama are sampling a bit too much of the merch.
The best part of this series is the celebs they rope in for cameos. Bob Saget’s hilarious. He’s really screwed up, which is kinda cool when you think of him in his Full House days. Entourage Arena, 9.30pm,