Esther Breger
Assistant Editor

Stephen Colbert Is One of Pop Culture's Best Literary Boosters
Here are "The Colbert Report"'s most entertaining author interviews
December 17, 2014

Stephen Colbert's best author interviews.

The Year in Television: The Best Scenes of 2014
December 14, 2014

The TV moments we haven't been able to get out of our heads this year.

"We Like Vampires Because We Hate Death"
An interview with the director of 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night'
November 24, 2014

Talking to the director of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

A Mid-Season Assessment of 'Scandal''s New Feminist Speechifying
November 19, 2014

"Scandal" cut back on extreme plot twists for bombastic moralizing—and the show is as good as it's ever been.

'State of Affairs' Won't Save Katherine Heigl's Free-Falling Career
November 17, 2014

NBC's “Homeland”-for-dummies is a mess.

Jon Stewart's Iranian Drama Only Shines When It Tries to Be Funny
November 13, 2014

The main question Rosewater grapples with is whether Stewart can hack it as a filmmaker. 

This Web Series Shows Good TV Doesn't Have to Be Like a Novel
November 12, 2014

"High Maintenance" has the economical storytelling and quiet revelations of the best short story collections.

"Selfie" Has—Despite All Odds—Become A Good Show
November 04, 2014

Its terrible title isn't going anywhere, though.

The Fall's Best New TV Show Is Actually Fun to Watch
October 31, 2014

You should be watching the CW's "Jane the Virgin"

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