Esther Breger
Assistant Editor

Should You Cut the Cord on Cable TV? Here's a Guide To Help You Decide
October 17, 2014

Spoiler: Pretty much everybody should cut the cord.

Is the Media Obsession With Celebrity Penises the Final Wave of Feminism?
October 15, 2014

Yesterday a male colleague sent us an email, subject line: “NY media’s penis obsession.” 

Showtime's 'The Affair' is 'True Detective' Minus the Pretentious Grandstanding
October 10, 2014

This warm, sexy show is the best new drama of the fall.

Dear White People, You Need To See 'Dear White People'
A Q&A about moviemaking, race, and Shonda Rhimes with the film's writer and director.
October 03, 2014

A Q&A about moviemaking, race, and Shonda Rhimes with the film's writer and director. 

TV Needs to Stop Trying to Make Rom-Coms Happen
October 02, 2014

Seriously. It's not going to happen.

The GOP's Sexist Reality TV Spoofs Aren't Going to Win Over Female Voters
October 01, 2014

Women want more than husbands, believe it or not. 

Jeffrey Tambor’s New Role Made Him “Throw-Up Nervous”
September 19, 2014

He's playing a woman for the first time.

This TV Show Pays Homage To—And Utterly Ruins—The Fault in Our Stars
The latest entry in pop culture’s Year of Sick Teens
September 17, 2014

It tries to be Fault in Our Stars. It misses. By miles.

These Books Won't Change Your Life: A Guide to Literary Self-Help
September 11, 2014

One of the publishing industry's most irritating trends

Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile
September 05, 2014

Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.

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