TV

Ignoring Fox News' Racism is Good for Democrats but Bad for the Country
January 27, 2014

Sure, it's good for the Democrats to let Fox delude Republicans into thinking they're winning. Ignoring racial claptrap isn't so good for the country, though.

Herblock Was a Fine Political Cartoonist. Liberals Don't Need to Deify Him.
January 26, 2014

Herbert Block spent his long life practicing the vicious art of visual mockery.

Next Season, 'True Detective' Gets An All New Cast. Here's Who Should Star.
January 23, 2014

The best potential onscreen pairings for future installments of "True Detective."

"Mindy Project" Will Be the Rare Show to Resolve Sexual Tension and Get Better
January 22, 2014

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.

The Chinese Government Is Threatened by My Dance Moves
January 20, 2014

I went on Chinese State TV to sing and dance. The makes me and the Chinese government cringe—for different reasons.

Sasheer Zamata’s Impressive, Frustrating “Saturday Night Live” Debut
January 20, 2014

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 dis

Meet the Actress Behind the Most Fascinating, Frightening New Character on "Girls"
January 19, 2014

Guess what part of tonight's Girls was inspired by Claire Danes.

HBO Once Again Has the Best New Show on TV
'True Detective' could be the next 'Breaking Bad'
January 16, 2014

Is This the Next 'Breaking Bad'?

HBO's 'Looking' Isn't 'Girls' For Gay Men, But It Is The First Truly Post-DOMA Show
January 15, 2014

Finally, a TV show that insists on making gay life mundane.

'Homeland' Is Sending Signals for the CIA, Say Conspiracy Theorists in Turkey
January 14, 2014

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 pl

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