TV Needs to Stop Trying to Make Rom-Coms Happen
October 02, 2014
Seriously. It's not going to happen.
Women want more than husbands, believe it or not.
Jeffrey Tambor’s New Role Made Him “Throw-Up Nervous”
September 19, 2014
He's playing a woman for the first time.
This TV Show Pays Homage To—And Utterly Ruins—The Fault in Our Stars
September 17, 2014
It tries to be Fault in Our Stars. It misses. By miles.
These Books Won't Change Your Life: A Guide to Literary Self-Help
September 11, 2014
One of the publishing industry's most irritating trends
Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
September 05, 2014
Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.
Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
September 02, 2014
The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs.
TV Still Has An Inferiority Complex
August 26, 2014
So here’s my advice for next year: 2015 Emmy host Jon Hamm.
Primetime TV Is More Diverse Than It's Ever Been. Why Now?
August 25, 2014
With "Black-ish" and "Cristela," network comedy is mining race, ethnicity, and cultural assimilation for laughs.
Steven Soderbergh Made a Gilded-Age “ER” and It’s Riveting
August 07, 2014
The first ten minutes of "The Knick" are the most gruesome I've seen this year.