Mike White looking to ‘capitalize’ on Jets opportunity

Mike White’s roller-coaster career is about to reach its highest peak yet. Will the screams that follow be cheers or boos? Only five weeks after he last was the Jets’ third-string quarterback, White will start Sunday against the Bears because of the surprising decision to bench Zach Wilson. It’s a moment that was not guaranteed … Read more

Season 2, Episode 4, “In The Sandbox”

Simona Tabasco and Adam DiMarco photo: Courtesy of HBO It’s probably best The White Lotus: Sicily doesn’t constantly remind us that we’re careening toward a finale Guests (plural!) meet their ends. Just as in season one, we’re just given that frame on episode one and then we’re asked to live day in and day out … Read more

Season 2, Episode 3, “Bull Elephants”

Will Sharpe as Ethan Spiller, Aubrey Plaza as Harper Spiller, Meghann Fahy as Daphne Sullivan, and Theo James as Cameron Sullivanphoto: Courtesy of HBO There is an elegance to the construction of every episode of The White Lotus: Sicily. As with his first season, writer-director Mike White has made it so that each new hour … Read more

Season 2, Episode 1, “Bye”

Michael Imperioli, Adam DiMarco, and F Murray Abrahamphoto: Fabio Lovino/HBO There are many of us who thought it was (is!) a fool’s errand to try to follow up the wickedly delicious first season of Mike White’s Emmy-winning series The White Lotus. That Hawai’i-set entry gifted us career-making turns by Jennifer Coolidge (as a wayward romantic … Read more

What’s On TV, Oct 30 to Nov 3: The White Lotus, Blockbuster

Aubrey Plaza in The White Lotus; Randall Park in blockbusters; Joseph Morgan in Titansphoto: Francesca D’Angelo/HBO; Netflix; HBO Max Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, October 30 to Thursday, November 3. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops … Read more

HBO Max’s ‘The White Lotus’ Season 2 + More

Whether you want to watch rich people with hidden demons, or demons who want to live among regular people, there are plenty of new shows and movies premiering this week to look forward to. This week’s new releases include the second season of HBO’s The White LotusNetflix’s Wendell & Wildwhich reunites comedy duo Key and … Read more

Robert Saleh, Jets should start Joe Flacco in Week 2

The last thing that Robert Saleh needs or should want as he waits for Zach Wilson to return, as he hears the clamor for Mike White, is a backup quarterback controversy. “As of now, Joe’s our starting quarterback,” Saleh said. oh boy Leaving the door open to yank Joe Flacco after one game? “It’s more … Read more

Robert Saleh says he’s ‘taking receipts’ on those mocking New York Jets, will share after turnaround

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Under siege after one loss, New York Jets coach Robert Saleh fired back at his team’s critics Monday, vowing to hold them accountable when the time is right. “I know it’s going to happen,” Saleh said of a turnaround, “and we’re all taking receipts on all the people who continually mock … Read more

Bryce Hall’s starting hopes take hit as Jets rally past Falcons

Bryce Hall, at least nominally, has been competing for a starting cornerback job for the past few weeks. It’s fair to say, though, that competition is probably over after Monday night’s 24-16 Jets preseason victory over the Falcons at MetLife Stadium. If it wasn’t Hall’s play that gave that away, it was his mere presence … Read more