Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
September 05, 2014
Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.
Robin Williams' Death Is a Wakeup Call for Mental Illness
August 12, 2014
The mentally ill still lack the health-care coverage and treatment they need.
Stop Resurrecting Dead TV Shows!
July 01, 2014
"Community" is coming back for a sixth season (and maybe a movie). Yahoo should have let it rest in peace.
This Summer's Abortion Comedy May Save the Rom-Com
June 09, 2014
That's right. A comedy about abortion.
'Broad City,' TV's Best Comedy, Is a Post-Feminist Barrage of Bathroom Humor and Romantic Flubs
May 20, 2014
The importance of being dirty.
'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."
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."
Make the Jump, Jesters
February 23, 2014
Patton Oswalt's list of 5 comedians who have conquered funny and now need to take a chance on drama.