Aaron Paul Breaks Out on ‘Breaking Bad’

By ALICIA RANCILIO NEW YORK — No matter how bad life gets for Aaron Paul’s character on “Breaking Bad,” it’s hard to hold it against him. He plays Jesse Pinkman, a drug-dealing slacker turned (spoiler alert) murderer in the show’s fourth season. He works with his former high school chemistry teacher Walter White, played by […]

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Chemical Industry Hooked On TV Show ‘Breaking Bad’

By Ernest Scheyder NEW YORK – Watching the success of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” has been a guilty pleasure for the chemical industry. It is a show that likes to wow audiences by explaining to them how a battery can be jury rigged with potassium hydroxide and spare change, and how hydrofluoric acid eats through bone but […]

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‘Breaking Bad’ Preview: ‘Kafkaesque’

If Jesse wants to avoid suspicion from the IRS, then he needs to find a legitimate money laundering scheme. Good luck convincing him. In a preview for Sunday’s episode of ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Kafkaesque,’ Jesse joins Saul Goodman – mid-pedicure – at a nail salon (the former’s would-be future business if only he would listen). Jesse, […]

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‘Breaking Bad’ Preview: ‘I See You’

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially when that break up is precipitated by a threat that your former partner will narc on you if he gets caught by the DEA. Following last Sunday’s Most Brilliant Episode of ‘Breaking Bad‘ Ever (the Hank/twins parking lot showdown was the most riveting scene on television in recent […]

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‘Breaking Bad’ Preview: “I.F.T.”

Poor woebegone Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). He’s got that big house and no lady love to share it with, as evidenced in a preview of ‘Breaking Bad’s upcoming third episode, “I.F.T.” As Jesse longs for a life with the six feet under Jane (Krysten Ritter) – by incessantly dialing her straight-to-voicemail cell phone – he’s […]

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