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'Fargo' episode 4: The Easter egg that connects the series to the film

Fargo‘s fourth episode, “Eating the Blame,” didn’t simply pay homage to the 1996 Coen Brothers film that inspired the series. In it, writer Noah Hawley and director Randall Einhorn actually confirmed that both the series and movie take place within the same universe.

The episode begins with a young Stavros Milos and his family attempting to escape a life of debt by fleeing to Minnesota in 1987. When they run out of gas, a desperate Stavros has his prayers answered… by an ice scraper sticking out of the snow at the side of the road.

It’s the same ice scraper seen in the 1996 film. In fact, it’s the same snowy field and fence where kidnapper Carl Showalter (Steve Buscemi) buried close to $1 million in cash for later retrieval. Carl met an untimely demise, but now fans know what happened to that money — Stavros Milos (Oliver Platt) used it on his way to becoming the Supermarket King. READ FULL STORY

Steve Buscemi talks Jerry Seinfeld, park benches, and 'Park Bench'

You may know Steve Buscemi as Boardwalk Empire‘s Nucky — or as any of the dozens of other roles the actor’s played over his lifetime — but in a new Web series for AOL, he’s just being himself.

In the new series Park Bench, Buscemi sits on the park benches of New York chatting up his friends, both famous and not. The idea came to him last year when he met Geo Orlando as he was filming one of the promotional videos for Vampire Weekend’s American Express-sponsored concert on a — foreshadowing! — park bench. “I just couldn’t stop thinking about this guy Geo and how much I just liked talking to him on the park bench,” Buscemi says. So naturally, he turned this idea into a show.

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