The Tina Fey-produced series is less cynical than "30 Rock," but also darker.
The President Underwood Guide to Centrist Leadership
March 06, 2015
"House of Cards" is catnip for pundits who wish the president would crack congressional skulls.
Anonymous Should Hack Sony and Leak 'The Interview'—for Freedom's Sake
December 18, 2014
Not that we condone lawbreaking or anything.
Jean Renoir beautifully illuminates the Great War's conflicts.
Sad But True: The Only Way to Save the Open Internet Requires Sucking Up to Corporate Titans
April 24, 2014
The grassroots only win when they have big business on their side.
Americans Have Started Saying "Queue." Blame Netflix.
March 13, 2014
It took us years just to learn how to pronounce it.
This explosive plot development in season two is House of Cards at its worst.
Netflix's War on Mass Culture
December 04, 2013
Binge viewing was just the beginning. What you need to know to understand life after the end of mass culture.
The Veep Is More Popular Than the President
October 27, 2013
If Joe Biden really wants to get the most out of his time as vice president, he should sign a development deal instead of forming an exploratory committee.
Books Don't Want to Be Free
October 08, 2013
You hardly have to wait in line at Barnes & Noble anymore. The cashiers stare into the middle distance, while on the sales floor, space for books steadily erodes. Instead: toys, magnifying glasses, doodads for the desk.