Dissecting Mad Men's Hopeful, Saccharine Half-Season
May 26, 2014
As "Mad Men" nears its end, all the characters keep revisiting their past.
Last night's "Louie" has the return of Russ and Daughters, Louie's Hungarian crush—and Pamela.
Five Great TV Pilots That Became Terrible Shows
May 14, 2014
Totally subjective — and completely right.
'Louie's Tiresome Portrayal of Women
May 13, 2014
'Louie' Is Back, as Strange and Dreamlike as Ever
May 05, 2014
Our foremost stand-up philosopher returns to TV, with two episodes that explore aging, mortality, money, and sex with his unique brand of morose uplift.
Some Advice for John Oliver: Stop Imitating 'The Daily Show'
April 28, 2014
The first episode of John Oliver's new HBO show aired last night, and it's ... exactly like "The Daily Show."
TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower
April 24, 2014
ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.
Who would Don be without his cool facade?
We need a woman in late-night TV. Here are suggestions.
'How I Met Your Mother''s Finale Was Infuriating
April 01, 2014
The show may have learned the wrong lesson from "Lost."