How Hollywood Gave Up on the Detective Story
June 09, 2014
Did Chinatown doom the private eye?
'Twin Peaks' and the Origin of the Dead Woman TV Trope
April 10, 2014
On the twenty-fifth anniversary of "Twin Peaks"'s premiere, what does it reveal about our ongoing fascination with a dead girl's body?
"The Good Wife" doesn't need to kill beloved characters to be better than "Game of Thrones." It already is.
What True Detective's Critics Miss About the Finale
March 10, 2014
This is still a dark show with two troubled characters.
Why the 'True Detective' Finale Worked
March 09, 2014
A brillaint end to a brilliant show.
Twist and Shout
March 08, 2014
The cliche that's killing our conversations about TV.
'True Detective' Is Getting Ready to Wrap a Lot of Things Up
March 02, 2014
Preparing For The Big Finale.
Are the Asides on 'House of Cards' More Grating than the Monologues on 'True Detective'? You Decide.
February 26, 2014
Frank Underwood breaks the fourth wall and Rust Cohle waxes philosophical. Our definitive breakdown of what is more annoying.
"Haunted Houses," the sixth episode of True Detective, was almost certainly the weakest hour yet.
True Detective's Critics Are Wrong
February 16, 2014
The HBO show places us in the hands of an insane narrator, and that may not be a bad thing.