News websites are getting more traffic with novelty posts than serious journalism–and that’s fine.
How I Met Your Mother, Are You Trying to Kill Us?
The show has always lived and died by its twists, but this latest one could well be fatal
Review: Pizza Night at Ellen DeGeneres’ 2014 Oscars
Like a party-sized order of cheese pies, this year’s Academy Awards broadcast was plain and mostly unexciting — but oh, the portions!
True Detective Watch: Scarface
The latest episode advances the case in 2012, but as always, the past remains present.
Dead Tree Alert: In Defense of the Fake Apology
Why public contrition can be useful, even if the apologizer doesn’t really mean it.
Review: The Americans Returns for Season 2
Subtle tension is mounting in the show’s second season — and it works
Seth Meyers Launches His Late Night
His first 12:35 show is a little newsy, a little self-deprecating–and just possibly, a little more traditional than Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight.
Why Did Piers Morgan Get Cancelled? Pick a Reason
Was it the accent? The guns? As in an old British murder mystery, there were many possible motives and suspects in his show’s demise.
The Smartest Thing Jimmy Fallon Did on His First Tonight Show
He introduced himself. And he told longtime Tonight fans it was going to be O.K.
So About That Big Thing That Happened in House of Cards
If you haven’t seen the first episode of Season 2, don’t read this. If you have… how are you feeling?
Dead Tree Alert: Jimmy Fallon, America’s Fan-in-Chief
NBC’s infectiously enthusiastic star could be the perfect Tonight host for the ‘Like’ era.
Review: House of Cards Returns for Season Two
Kevin Spacey’s D.C. power play still has cynical bite, but some old problems remain.
RIP Sid Caesar, Your Comic of Comics
TV comedy’s man of a thousand voices set the stage for a half-century and more of laughter.