screw rome

screw rome
August 26, 2005 MICHAEL KNUDSEN

seriously i would give or sell my left nut to get out of rome (HBO’s new sunday night show) and back to the fishers & six feet under – i will give this new HBO show one chance – yes you heard me – one chance to catch my attention – so if it sucks – i’m gonna burn this show down…i just hope in the end it’s sassy & scandalous! that’s what i need on sunday night (not boring or confusing) – anyways rock on – it’s friday! popbytes out for now…xxoo

The year is 52 B.C. Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. The ruling class has become extravagantly wealthy, with a precipitous decline in the old values of Spartan discipline and social unity. There is now a great chasm between the classes. Legal and political systems have weakened, and power has increasingly shifted to the military…READ MORE »