Whacked: I’m surprised by the

: I’m surprised by the talk in NJ.com’s Soprano’s forum this morning. The finale has more defenders than I would have predicted at 10:15 last night. For example:

Maybe now the the mooks who thought this was a show about Murder Incorporated have come to realize this is and has been a show about a New Jersey family (first and foremost) thathappens to have mob ties.


Both James Gandolfini and Edie Falco deserve Emmy awards for their outstanding performances in tonight’s episode. This was acting beyond anything you could hope to see on network television and far outranked the typical fare that is offered in theaters today.

There are lots of complaints, too. I thought the chatter today would be all complaints.