Esther Breger
Assistant Editor

‘Magic Mike XXL’ Wants to Know: Do You Like That, Ladies?
July 01, 2015

It’s the movie that the Magic Mike marketing campaign prepared us for three years ago—a glorious fantasia of glistening abdomens and gyrating crotches. 

Condemned to Loneliness by the Supreme Court
June 26, 2015

Justice Kennedy's depressing view of singlehood.

Paid Leave This Week: It's Easy to Be a Working Mom (If You're Rich)
June 26, 2015

"Not being paid while taking care of a newborn is just backwards to me. It's almost like a slap in the face from the US."

Rerunning in Place
June 25, 2015

How the TV reboot became the freshest thing around.

Paid Leave This Week: Twitter Dads Take Time Off; Sheryl Sandberg Gives Fatherhood a Makeover
June 22, 2015

Lean In partnered with Getty Images to make stock photos of dads actually taking care of their children.

'True Detective' Is No Longer Prestige TV
June 19, 2015

The show has lost its directorial auteur from Season one—and what made it so unique.

There’s Nothing "Soft" About Orange Is the New Black’s Third Season
June 15, 2015

 “Orange Is the New Black ” is at its best when it's sloppy and sprawling and transcendent.

Television's Long History of Humiliating Poor People
June 01, 2015

There is a long history in American game shows of exploiting the economically precarious for crass entertainment.

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