TV

Why Leonard Nimoy Came to Embrace His Long, Prosperous Life as Spock
February 27, 2015

Several thousand actors have played Hamlet. Meanwhile, there will always be one true Spock.

Reality TV's Millionaire Matchmaker Is An Unlikely Feminist Icon
February 25, 2015

“Are you going to remember your career advancements, or are you going to remember who loved you?” the Millionaire Matchmaker asked me over poached eggs.

The Rise of Feelings Journalism
A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend
February 19, 2015

A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend.

Jon Stewart Made America More Cynical
February 13, 2015

Watching just eight minutes of “The Daily Show” left viewers across the political spectrum feeling much more negative about the whole political system.

Conservatives Have Waged a 50-Year War to Prove the News Media Can't Be Trusted
February 13, 2015

They say the Brian Williams scandal is just the latest proof.

Brian Williams Is Being Punished for Something Every Human Does
February 11, 2015

Unreliable memory is a feature, not a bug, of the human brain.

Meet the Black _________
The problem with racial equivalencies
February 09, 2015

The problem with racial equivalencies.

'Better Call Saul' Has Its Own Dark, Addictive Chemistry
February 06, 2015

"Better Call Saul" is a hero's journey with a seedy legal drama mixed in.

Serial Offenders
'Mad Men,' 'True Detective,' and the miseducation of the fanatical TV viewer
February 05, 2015

'Mad Men,' 'True Detective,' and the miseducation of the fanatical TV viewer.

'Parenthood' is Dead. Long Live the Sentimental Family Drama.
January 30, 2015

I may have been the sole stone-hearted viewer in America who watched all of last night’s series finale with dry eyes. 

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