Laura Bennett
Staff Writer

The Subtle Suspense of the Sundance Channel's 'Rectify'
April 23, 2013

A striking alternative to the frenetic violence on other networks.

The Media Myth of the Dyad
Partners in crime are rarely what they seem on TV
April 20, 2013

Partners in crime are rarely what they seem on TV.

Rebel Wilson Wants You to Squirm
The rising Aussie comedienne is the anti–Melissa McCarthy
April 15, 2013

The rising Aussie comedienne is the anti–Melissa McCarthy.

Journalism As Extreme Sport
HBO's "Vice" goes from Brooklyn to Afghanistan, ironic distance intact
April 05, 2013

HBO's "Vice" goes from Brooklyn to Afghanistan, ironic distance intact.

Death and Reality TV
What does the 'Buckwild' star's tragic end tell us about the genre?
April 03, 2013

What does the 'Buckwild' star's tragic end tell us about the genre?

The Man Behind Game of Thrones's Murky Moral Worldview
George R.R. Martin and the genesis of a fantasy world
March 29, 2013

George R.R. Martin on writing Game of Thrones, dreaming of Staten Island, and his beef with Tolkien.

Bikini Overkill
Harmony Korine's Dystopian Vision
March 21, 2013

Spring Breakers is lacquered with so much Hollywood gloss, it's  hard to tell what's underneath.

'Duck Dynasty' and the Hyper-Masculine Redneck Reality Show
March 15, 2013

The men of A&E’s wildly popular reality show “Duck Dynasty” catch squirrels with their bare hands and skin frogs with a single flick of the wrist.

Late-Night Comedy, All Day Long
How Fallon, Kimmel, and other shows are adapting to the viral age
March 05, 2013

How Fallon, Kimmel and other shows are adapting to the viral age.

Dan Harmon and the Rise of the Woe-Is-Me Comedy Tour
February 25, 2013

Fired from your TV show? Just take your complaints on the road—for laughs, and of course money.

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