TV

Larry David Keeps Playing Himself, and It's Getting Old
August 12, 2013

Larry David might look like a new agey Moses in his HBO movie Clear History, which premiered Saturday night, but somehow the wild facial hair and flowing pants only serve to make him seem more like Larry David.

Mitch McConnell's New Ad Makes Him Look Like Hendrix at Woodstock
August 09, 2013

Mitch McConnell may be having troubles on the campaign manager front—you'd rather have someone in that role who isn't telling people he is "holding [his] nose" working for you. But say this for McConnell—he's got an ace ad-maker at his side.

The True Anti-Hero of 'Breaking Bad' Isn't Walter White
Sexual politics and the bad wife
August 08, 2013

Breaking Bad's exhilarating sexual politics.

Aaron Sorkin: Chris Christie Has the Most Dramatic Potential
August 05, 2013

As news of CNN and NBC's dueling Hillary Clinton projects broke and season two of "The Newsroom" hurtled through treatises on Occupy Wall Street and Joseph Kony, we got in touch with the show's creator, Aaron Sorkin, to chat about the way TV drama ha

Chris Christie's TV Hits Are Not Rehabbing New Jersey's Image
July 30, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced he had just finished filming a cameo on Michael J. Fox’s upcoming NBC sitcom, “The Michael J. Fox Show,” which premieres in September.

Stop Treating Sex Scandal Press Conferences Like Couples Therapy
July 24, 2013

Last night, networks tackled the Weiner redemption tour with the breathlessness of news crews still giddy from the fumes of the royal baby beat.

The Evolution of the TV Lawyer
July 23, 2013

How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.

"Saul Goodman Should be Mayor of Las Vegas"
Bob Odenkirk on his dream "Breaking Bad" spinoff
July 21, 2013

Bob Odenkirk on Breaking Bad's finale and his possible spinoff.

Our Cover Model: Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk
July 21, 2013

Actor Bob Odenkirk graces the cover of the latest issue of The New Republic—not for an article about "Breaking Bad," the AMC show in which he plays sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, but to accompany Noam Scheiber's story, "The Last Days of Big Law."

The Hidden Secrets of TV Posters
July 18, 2013

The TV poster has evolved from marketing tool into artistic enterprise.

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