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'Game of Thrones' Ends Its Fourth Season
June 15, 2014

“Game of Thrones” has no heroes, and anybody who looks like one is probably lying or about to die.

The Boring Sexism of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
May 30, 2014

"Silicon Valley" doesn't skewer the tech world—the show just reproduces its toxic sexism.

Would 'Game of Thrones' Let Tyrion Die?
May 11, 2014

It's pretty clear that George R.R. Martin won’t hesitate to kill his darlings, his darlings' darlings, and most of all, his fans’ darlings.

Now We Know Who Started—and Controls—the Game of Thrones
May 04, 2014

A major bombshell has totally upended the power structure in Westeros.

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."

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Says That Jamie Lannister Is Irredeemable
April 28, 2014

Game of Thrones is asking you what kind of person you are. The answer isn't as straightforward as you think. 

Further Proof That Women in 'Game of Thrones' Are Pawns in Men's Games
April 20, 2014

The women of Westeros have experienced just about any horror you can name. 

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Is a Cynical Show with a Gooey Center
April 04, 2014

Mike Judge's films and shows are comedic versions of “love the sinner, hate the sin,” and “Silicon Valley” is no different. 

'Veep' Is a Nihilist Satire, and It's More Accurate than You Realize
April 03, 2014

 Before, the joke was that the vice president had no power. Now the joke is politics itself. All of it.

TV's Boring Obsession With Accidental Viral Video Stars
February 03, 2014

Last week ABC announced that it had picked up a particularly depressing new comedy pilot: “Selfie,” a series inspired by My Fair Lady that, according to ABC, “tells the story of a self-obsessed 20-something woman who is more concerned with ‘likes’ th

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