“Two Day of the Condor” is one of the strongest episodes of Silicon Valley yet, turning California labor law and server stability into compelling television. It didn’t have the equivalent of last year’s perfect dick joke, but it had something better: Dramatic tension, and sweet lady justice.
The Pied Piper gang finally has its Ari Gold, and that’s a good thing. Silicon Valley has been distinguishing itself this season by how deftly its satire straddles the line between realism and absurdism, but it’s been intermittently subdued.
Innovation isn't always a good thing in comics; just look at the atrocity that is the motion comic. But sometimes, a little technology can have a surprising and even old-fashioned effect. Hobo Lobo of Hamelin is a witty retelling of "The Pied Piper," and the side scrolling effect creates the impression that you're…