What "The West Wing for werewolves" tells us about political satire
200 years old today, it remains a gonzo, satirical, life-affirming masterpiece that never quite got its due.
Our roundtable discusses "Incidentals," the eighth episode of the HBO show's third season.
Has the show always been this unsubtle? Our roundtable discusses “Haunted Houses,” the sixth installment in HBO's series
The 2010 Olympic champion from South Korea announced her retirement on Thursday after a virtually flawless, silver medal-winning skate—one that many believe should have won gold.
The most intriguing articles about entertainment we've come across in the past seven days
This will have to hold you until February, 2015
Good listening, good reading, good watching
China experts weigh in on the Netflix series' latest season.
Years of research show that prime-time coverage of the Games gives male athletes more screen time and speaking opportunities—especially in the Winter Olympics.
Skaters like Adelina Sotnikova, Mao Asada, Ashley Wagner, and Jeremy Abbott reminded fans that sometimes the best Olympic stories are about athletes with something to prove.
The first published works from the creator of the best show on television were dark, philosophical pieces of fiction in The Atlantic.
Kevin Costner's new shoot-'em-up obsesses over the idea that caring for one's kid and being a manly man are at odds.
Comics have a history of altering characters' races and ethnicities, but outcry over Michael B. Jordan's next role illustrates that, in American racism, only certain differences matter.
A new book traces the source of the stereotypical, harmful image of "the Orient."
Claire Underwood and the seductive appeal of ruthless winners
Like a lot of films today, the recent update of the 1987 original trades subversive carnage for sanitized violence that asks fewer moral questions.
To be fair, that could change this week. But Canada has been better for the last 90 years.
Lorrie Moore’s stories tell truths stranger than the strangest science fiction.
Paddy Chayefsky’s iconic 1976 movie created a template for today's era of outrage.