A Lifestyle is a Terrible Thing to Waste : An Entourage retrospective

In 2001, Doug Ellin and former music star and actor Mark Wahlberg had an idea for a television series . Wahlberg took his idea to HBO about a series chronicling his meteoric rise to fame and the buddies he took with him on the journey from Boston to Hollywood. In 2004, HBO premiered the story of Vincent Chase , his half brother who had some success, Johnny, and his best friends Eric and Turtle. Tonight Entourage ends its saga, well at least for now. It has been confirmed that there will be a movie by Adrien Grenier, who plays Vinnie on the hit series.

Tonight that saga ends , but with a lot of questions to be answered. Will Vinnie get his brother’s movie off the ground? Will Eric ever get back with Sloan and is this really the end of Ari’s marriage?  In tribute to this great show and the awesome cast,  here are some of the best moments of Entourage.

The boys in Hollywood with their pet dog , Arnold.

Ari calling for his loyal assistant. “LLLLLOYYYYD!”

Eric and the love of his life? Sloane

Vinnie has a meeting with his publicist, Shauna, played by Debbie Mazar

The catchphrase that came from the show,”Let’s hug it out bitch!” Jeremy actually said it at a Cubs game.

E , Turtle, and Drama plan a party in the final season for Vinny coming home from rehab.

Jeremy Piven and Perrey Reeves play the Hollywood power couple Mr and Mrs Ari Gold.

Kevin Dillon remembering his glory days on Viking Quest.. VICTORY!

Johnny Drama and his alter ego Johnny Bannanas

Turtle finds love with Tony Soprano’s daughter Jamie Lynn Sigler and Jerry Ferrarra

Ari’s “girl Friday”  Lloyd and Rex Lee

Ari tells Bobby Flay where to stick his mushrooms in the final season

Hey Chitown ! It is the meeting of the minds. Gary Cole from Steppenwolf, Jeremy from the Piven Theatre Workshop, and that dark haired guy at the head of the table is none other than Lookingglass alum, David Schwimmer. And the guy in front of Jeremy is none other than party king of Chicago, Mr Billy Dec. Many guest stars appeared on Entourage like Mandy Moore, Bob Saget, James Cameron, Gary Busey, Jessica Alba, and Malcolm McDowell.

Ari in Joshua Tree on mushrooms in “Tree Trippers.”

The very hot Scott Caan joined the show toward the end as Scott, E’s business partner. He is the son of James Caan.Ari the terminator

We’ll miss you guys!!! Cant wait for the movie.


About chitownstarconnections

Melanie Christy is am actress/singer who came to Chicago to pursue her dreams of acting. Coming from a small town in Ohio she has been enjoying the things that city life has to offer like great cuisine from all parts of the globe, parties with great people including celebrities, gorgeous fashions and of course fun! Follow her, read her blog and learn about all the amazing adventures you can be a part of throughout Chicagoland! Jennifer Hedrick is the photographer and techie for our blogs. She was born and raised here in Chicago. Her love of photography started when she was a child. She has photographed many celebs, events, fashion shows and more. She also considers herself a bit of a foodie and loves food porn. Her other loves include her nieces and nephews, animals and the shows Castle, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.
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