Laura Bennett
Staff Writer

The Five Saddest 'Modern Love' Columns
March 30, 2014

"On the third anniversay of my abortion, I found out via MySpace that my ex-boyfriend was having a baby with another woman."

Twist and Shout
March 08, 2014

The cliche that's killing our conversations about TV. 

The Most Interesting Part of Abby Martin’s Outburst on Russia Today: Its Aftermath
March 05, 2014

Russia Today's image management team went totally off the rails.

Are the Asides on 'House of Cards' More Grating than the Monologues on 'True Detective'? You Decide.
February 26, 2014

Frank Underwood breaks the fourth wall and Rust Cohle waxes philosophical. Our definitive breakdown of what is more annoying.

Behind the Scenes of Joe Biden's Bizarre Visit to 'The View'
February 26, 2014

Behind the scenes of a very bizarre show.

Why "Piers Morgan Live" Couldn't Last
February 24, 2014

It's not because he's British. It's because he's shameless. 

The Book Industry Is So Scared of Amazon, No One Will Talk on the Record
February 20, 2014

The wary silence surrounding Amazon has ended up forcing a small handful of voices to serve as mouthpieces for the industry at large.

The Shocking Death in 'House of Cards' Season Two Reveals the Show's Biggest Flaw
February 14, 2014

This explosive plot development in season two is House of Cards at its worst.

Meet Walter Blanco
February 06, 2014

How do you say "meth kingpin" in Spanish?