March 08, 2015

Netflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is an Instant Sitcom Classic
1:25 PM

The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.

March 07, 2015

The Happiness Conspiracy
11:00 PM

Against optimism and the cult of positive thinking.

March 06, 2015

It Doesn't Matter If Your Kid Doesn't Get Into Harvard
8:00 PM

Using the mind as a means to acquire a corner office is very different from enjoying intellectual activity for its own sake.

The President Underwood Guide to Centrist Leadership
1:48 PM

"House of Cards" is catnip for pundits who wish the president would crack congressional skulls.

What Happens When Mein Kampf's Copyright Expires?

Mein Kampf moves into the public domain in 2016. What happens then? 

Look MoMA, I’m on TV!
11:08 AM

Throughout the decades that film has appeared in the museum, TV has remained mostly beneath contempt. 

March 05, 2015

Your Straight Hair Doesn't Equal Strength
11:55 PM

Why we need more curly-haired heroines on television.

Men in Space
9:00 PM

The novelist of disenchantment finds meaning.

Tearing Up the Pop Charts
9:00 PM

If popular music is escapist fun, why are the songs so sad?