TV

The Oklahoma Tornado Is Proof That Local TV News Can Still Be Powerful
May 21, 2013

Amid all the expensive camerawork and sharp matching windbreakers on the major TV networks’ coverage of Monday's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the best dispatches largely came from local TV news.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 8, Post 2
Tap-dancing offstage
May 20, 2013

How long has Don Draper been in a minstrel show?

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 8, Post 1
"Mad Men" takes speed
May 20, 2013

An episode of “Mad Men” that's literally on speed.

'The Office' Is Ending, and Maybe the Mockumentary Sitcom Should Go With It
May 16, 2013

The show has spent its final season dismembering its fourth wall piece by piece.

What’s Not Wrong With Network TV
Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition
May 14, 2013

Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six: Episode 7, Post 2
The chemistry of Don and Ted
May 13, 2013

It's undeniable—the two men have it.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six: Episode 7, Post 1
Time to go home
May 13, 2013

Is it time for Don to go home?

The Reality TV Family Tree
Breaking down America's favorite television genre, in all its twisted glory
May 11, 2013

Breaking down America's favorite television genre, in all its twisted glory.

Christopher Guest Was Not Made for TV
What makes his films so good is what hurts 'Family Tree'
May 10, 2013

Christopher Guest’s mockumentaries are small, perceptive oddities, so unblinkingly committed to the worlds they investigate that the comedy can seem almost accidental.

Not That Kind of Girl
Liz Meriwether is the anti-Lena Dunham
May 10, 2013

While everyone was fawning over Lena Dunham, Liz Meriwether made a show that's funnier and more true to life. 

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