Master of None’s Greatest Strength Is Its Curiosity—Lenika Cruz watches the much anticipated return of Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series.
The Alienating Garments of Rei Kawabuko—Francesca Granata analyzes the Japanese designer’s pointedly eccentric clothing, the subject of an exhibition at the Met.
Anne With an E Is the Best Kind of Adaptation—Sophie Gilbert exalts the new Netflix show, which remains true to the spirit of the beloved L.M. Montgomery novel, but also reads between the lines.
The Leftovers: See You on the Other Side—Spencer Kornhaber and Sophie Gilbert unpack the fourth episode of the HBO show’s final season.
The Bracing Authenticity of Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide—David Sims enjoys the comedian’s unique one-man show on HBO.
Better Call Saul Stages Its Bittersweet Showdown—Spencer Kornhaber dissects the fifth episode of the AMC show’s third season.
When Talking Canines Took Over New York—Jeff VanderMeer looks back on Kirsten Bakis’s novel Lives of the Monster Dogs, which still has a lot to say about the entwined destinies of animals and humans 20 years later.
The Romance of Women’s Friendships—Megan Garber discusses Deborah Tannen’s new book, which explores the idea that platonic relationships can be as fulfilling—and as fraught—as their romantic counterparts.