Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
The Spin DoctorHow one casting director made Dancing With the Stars the leader in celebrity image rehabilitation.
Growing Up BrontëThe productive, creative childhood of the Brontë sisters and how it influenced Jane Eyre.
Whit Stillman, Meet Jane AustenThe Metropolitan filmmaker’s great new movie reveals he has less in common with the author than fans might expect.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
About Jane EyreEverything Slate’s Year of Great Books learned about love, identity, and feminism from Charlotte Brontë’s realist masterwork.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussions of every episode.
The Favreauteur TheoryIron Man and Jungle Book director Jon Favreau is the ghost in the highly lucrative machine.
A Hamilton Skeptic on Why the Show Isn’t As Revolutionary As It Seems“It’s still white history. And no amount of casting people of color disguises the fact that they’re erasing people of color from the actual narrative.”
In Defense of the Trend PieceIt’s a rich, exuberant, entertaining form, not an affront to serious journalism.
The Walking Dead PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 13.
The Internet’s Most WantedA kitschy, satisfying new series uses the tools of TV true crime to illustrate online abuse.
Why Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?Because they have their own minor-league spelling bee circuit.
The SingingBehind the scenes as one of America’s most innovative opera companies adapts a Stephen King (and Stanley Kubrick) classic.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
In Praise of Social Media MourningThe death of a major artist reveals what’s best about Twitter and Facebook, not what’s worst.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
Gay Talese’s Other ProblemThe writer’s latest New Yorker piece is far more troubling than his sexist comments.
Year of Great Books: About Tristram Shandy Read what Will and Laura learned from reading Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
About Tristram ShandyEverything we learned about humor, satire, and leading a good life from Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
Marcia, Marcia, Marcia ClarkThe former prosecutor discusses the latest episode of The People v. O.J. Simpson and her problems with the show’s source material.