TV

Showtime's 'The Affair' is 'True Detective' Minus the Pretentious Grandstanding
October 10, 2014

This warm, sexy show is the best new drama of the fall.

TV Needs to Stop Trying to Make Rom-Coms Happen
October 02, 2014

Seriously. It's not going to happen.

Don't Love or Hate Lena Dunham. Create More of Her.
The pressure on young female celebrities is unsustainable
October 01, 2014

The pressure on young female celebrities is unsustainable.

What the Sex in 'Masters of Sex' Really Means
This is a show that has more of a lust for questions than for answers
September 24, 2014

It isn't just about pleasure. 

Jeffrey Tambor’s New Role Made Him “Throw-Up Nervous”
September 19, 2014

He's playing a woman for the first time.

This TV Show Pays Homage To—And Utterly Ruins—The Fault in Our Stars
The latest entry in pop culture’s Year of Sick Teens
September 17, 2014

It tries to be Fault in Our Stars. It misses. By miles.

What Ken Burns Doesn't Understand about the Roosevelts
In realizing the “personal” Roosevelts, something of the “public” is lost
September 17, 2014

It's so focused on the Roosevelts as people, it neglects their importance as public figures. 

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. 

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