HBO’s Veep Gets Religion

According to Tablet’s Liel Leibovitz, HBO’s new show Veep understands religion by placing rules at its center. The comedy, which follows a fictitious U.S. vice-president, has writers who “jam their characters into an airtight fictional world and force them to remain faithful to a codex governing every aspect of their social behavior.” The show constitutes “good religion” for Leibovitz because, “Whatever the core belief, without the rules it’s just a fleeting idea.”

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