What Ken Burns Doesn't Understand about the Roosevelts
September 17, 2014
It's so focused on the Roosevelts as people, it neglects their importance as public figures.
Instead, it shaped the way we live now.
Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
September 02, 2014
The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs.
Can "Doctor Who" Survive an Older Leading Man?
August 28, 2014
Can "Doctor Who" survive an older leading man?
TV Still Has An Inferiority Complex
August 26, 2014
So here’s my advice for next year: 2015 Emmy host Jon Hamm.
Primetime TV Is More Diverse Than It's Ever Been. Why Now?
August 25, 2014
With "Black-ish" and "Cristela," network comedy is mining race, ethnicity, and cultural assimilation for laughs.
Steven Soderbergh Made a Gilded-Age “ER” and It’s Riveting
August 07, 2014
The first ten minutes of "The Knick" are the most gruesome I've seen this year.
Finally, a TV Show That Truly Takes Religion Seriously
August 05, 2014
Would it take the Rapture for Americans to turn back to faith?
"The Honorable Woman" is a smart drama about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted appearance on last night's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart."