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.
Paid Leave This Week: Swedish Dads, Baby-Free TED Talks, and the Downsides of Maternity Leave
May 29, 2015
The most important paid leave news from the week.
Paid Leave This Week: Breastfeeding Models, Pregnant Marines, and the Worst States for Working Moms
May 22, 2015
A roundup of paid leave news.
First Wives Club
May 18, 2015
Why all Hillary look-alikes don't look the same.
The 'Mad Men' Finale Wasn't As Cynical As You Think
May 18, 2015
So was what we call peace and enlightenment invented by guys like Donald Draper to sell Coca-Cola?
What Happened to the Weird 'Louie' of Last Season?
April 08, 2015
If the first four episodes of the new season of “Louie” are any indication, C.K. has lost his appetite for controversy.
For the characters of Mad Men, happily ever after is about as likely as Don Draper jumping out his office window—which is to say, not very.
The South African comic can bring "The Daily Show" fresher targets than Fox News.
The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.
Your Straight Hair Doesn't Equal Strength
March 05, 2015
Why we need more curly-haired heroines on television.