TV

Would 'Game of Thrones' Let Tyrion Die?
May 11, 2014

It's pretty clear that George R.R. Martin won’t hesitate to kill his darlings, his darlings' darlings, and most of all, his fans’ darlings.

'Louie' Is Back, as Strange and Dreamlike as Ever
May 05, 2014

Our foremost stand-up philosopher returns to TV, with two episodes that explore aging, mortality, money, and sex with his unique brand of morose uplift.

'24' Is Back. And Its Politics Have Gotten Interesting
Today's prestige TV owes the Bush-era paranoia-fest a debt of gratitude
May 05, 2014

A new day starts in a very changed world. What happened in the first two hours?

Now We Know Who Started—and Controls—the Game of Thrones
The most powerful person in Westeros isn't who you think it is
May 04, 2014

A major bombshell has totally upended the power structure in Westeros.

David Chase Speaks About ‘The Sopranos’ Ending
And offers nothing but more darkness
May 01, 2014

David Chase spoke at a "Sopranos" screening Wednesday night. Yes, he addressed the final scene.

Some Advice for John Oliver: Stop Imitating 'The Daily Show'
April 28, 2014

The first episode of John Oliver's new HBO show aired last night, and it's ... exactly like "The Daily Show."

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Says That Jamie Lannister Is Irredeemable
April 28, 2014

Game of Thrones is asking you what kind of person you are. The answer isn't as straightforward as you think. 

TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower
April 24, 2014

ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.

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