Was Boardwalk Empire‘s episode title referring to viewers this week? It might as well have been. “The Good Listener” was essentially a slate of conversations, mostly had by Nucky, that updated us on the current gangster alliances (which are always shifting). It also was a reminder that if you don’t listen to every conversation, and catch every name, there’s a chance it won’t be repeated again and you’ll never catch up. Even those with a photographic memory might have trouble telling apart all of these well-tailored white gangsters and politicians apart (and is there a difference?) In this final season, it makes one wonder why kind of show Boardwalk Empire is aiming to be. Hit the jump if you find it easier sometimes to despise someone rather than love them.