Is there a more perversely inappropriate fate for a satirist than posthumous sanctification? Herbert Block, the editorial cartoonist who drew under the name Herblock, spent his long life practicing the vicious art of visual mockery, exaggerating the physiognomic peculiarity of politicians in order to call attention to their moral defects.
The best potential onscreen pairings for future installments of "True Detective."
In the year-and-the-half it’s been on the air, “The Mindy Project” has never been quite sure what kind of show it was trying to be, floundering for direction and putting its ensemble through many, many rounds of musical chairs. But in the last few months, Mindy Kaling’s sitcom has become one of the most reliably funny and charming things on TV—thanks in large part to the ongoing sexual tension between Mindy Lahiri (Kaling) and her colleague/friend/sparring partner Danny (Chris Messina).
I went on Chinese State TV to sing and dance. The makes me and the Chinese government cringe—for different reasons.
This weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” was the debut appearance for Sasheer Zamata, the first black cast member since Maya Rudolph’s departure six years ago, and Zamata was excellent: confident without being overstated, handling the pressure of the disproportionate limelight impressively well. The show, on the whole, was one of SNL’s best in awhile—Drake rivals Justin Timberlake in the easy charm of his stage presence and the versatility of his impressions. (His Jay-Z was scarily accurate.) Zamata is clearly a terrific addition to the cast.
Guess what part of tonight's Girls was inspired by Claire Danes.
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Finally, a TV show that insists on making gay life mundane.
In the season finale of the third season of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison, the bipolar CIA agent played by Claire Danes, is appointed as the Istanbul bureau chief to oversee the agency’s covert Iranian operation—the result of a season-long effort to place a double agent in the upper echelons of Iranian intelligence.
The best moments from the very meta, very entertaining 2014 Golden Globes.