Here’s to Jimmy. The good guys need a win.
Binge-Watching: Modern Love’s New Frontier
When hitting “next episode” is more alluring than fidelity to your partner
Jimmy Fallon Is Now an Enemy of the State (of California)
The move to New York makes sense for him — but what about those of us left behind?
Sasheer Zamata’s Unreasonable Burden on SNL
I held my breath and hoped she was good enough while knowing, deep down, that for a woman in her position, there is no such thing as good enough
Duck! It’s Open Season on Celebrities
Regular fans—and citizens—have always had their own opinions. Now they’ve got the platforms to speak their minds.
The Duck Dynasty Fiasco Says More About Our Bigotry Than Phil’s
Why is our go-to political strategy for beating our opponents to silence them? Why do we dismiss, rather than engage them?
Glee’s Tribute to Cory Monteith Will Surely Gloss Over Addiction
The upcoming episode may help Monteith fans grieve, but it won’t help them understand why they would never want to be like him
Breaking Bad Writer: Why It Had to End
A rule in the writers’ room was to never force the characters, but to let them take us there — and Walt was taking us to the end of the road
Albuquerque Really Is Like Breaking Bad
The TV show has given me a way to explain my hometown without saying a word
Breaking Bad Normalizes Meth, Argues Prosecutor
I work as a felony prosecutor in a town where methamphetamine is our biggest narcotics problem. I’m also a big fan of Breaking Bad, but whenever I ask colleagues (particularly law-enforcement officers) whether they’ve been …
Feminists Hang On Prince Dad’s Every Word
Young American women are smitten with Kate Middleton in spite of themselves. They’ll even watch an interview with her husband
What Makes A Good Teacher
As Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary TEACH shows, it really shouldn’t be such a mystery
Viewpoint: TV News Shouldn’t Hype Powerball
Incessant coverage by the media feeds the lottery myth and preys on the poor, argues the former president of ABC News