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“Breaking Bad” Season 5, Episode 4

The one and only Heisenberg

Ed. Note: This week I welcome back Lloydenberg, I mean Lloyd Nelson, to share his thoughts on “Fifty-One”, Episode Four of the fifth and final season of “Breaking Bad”. Lloyd previously penned a piece about his favorite Girls songs.

After spending all day with another Mr. White (ahem: Jack) at Reckless Records Store, I settled in Sunday night to watch my other favorite Mr. White (Walt) as he navigated the murky waters between being a drug kingpin and family man.

“Fifty-One”, a superbly quiet and tense episode directed by Rian Johnson (of “Brick” and soon-to-be “Looper” fame), brought about the return of Heisenberg and put us right smack in the middle of the “Breaking Bad” story.

It’s Walt’s 51st birthday. We’ve been with the mild-mannered teacher turned cutthroat drug lord for one year now. And maybe more importantly, we’re one year away from Season 5’s first season where Walt celebrated his 52nd birthday in New Hampshire with the purchase of an assault rifle.

The fall of Heisenberg is coming, and if “Fifty-One” tells us anything, it’s that it won’t be pretty.

Here’s 10 things I took from last night’s episode:

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Goodbye, Girls: A Jersey Boy Picks Their Best Songs

Christopher Owens and his dirty hair

Today’s both a momentous and sad day. My friend Lloyd is making his blog debut, an event I never thought I would see. And, of course, there’s the news about Girls. Take it away, Lloyd!

Leave it to Girls to break your heart on a Monday morning.

Girls frontman and chief songwriter Christopher Owens announced today on Twitter that he’s leaving the band.

Dear all, This may come as a surprise to many & has been an issue of much thought for me. My decision was not easy to make. I am leaving Girls. My reasons at this time are personal. I need to do this in order to progress. I will continue to write & record music. More will be announced soon. I thank you all for everything. Sincerely–Christopher

Girls leaves behind two stellar albums, 2011’s Father, Son and Holy Ghost and 2009’s Album as well as 2010’s Broken Dreams Club EP.

And as one should do at the end of every great relationship, it’s time to look back at the Top 5 – how it started, where it got great, when it got weird, and how we said goodbye.

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