Esther Breger
Assistant Editor

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"

You Won't Like Frances McDormand in 'Olive Kitteridge' ... But You Might Love Her
October 30, 2014

HBO's adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning book is fascinating and bleak.

Jordan Peele Is Making a Horror Movie About "Being a Black Man Today"
October 29, 2014

This video shows just how spooky "Key and Peele" can be.

Taylor Swift Channels 'Gone Girl'
October 29, 2014

Swift is channeling 2014’s other sociopathic blond pop princess.

For $2,500 You Can Now Own Joan Didion’s Sunglasses
October 22, 2014

A Kickstarter campaign is selling all sorts of weird Didion paraphernelia. 

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.” 

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