David Letterman Raised MeHis subversive comedy transformed the entertainment landscape—and made me who I am today.
Louie Season 5Don’t be fooled by tonight’s slapstick-y episode: This season is darker—and smarter—than ever.
How Black-ish Earned the Right to Call Itself Black-ishIn its first season, the sitcom has more than earned its provocative name.
The Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate’s recap of the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
Racial Stereotypes Can Be FunnyThe critics of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt aren’t wrong. But they are missing the point.
Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtNetflix’s new Tina Fey comedy may be the new 30 Rock—with an even bigger heart.
More Like CrappyishThe new Steve Coogan series Happyish is frustrating in a particularly Showtime-y way.
A Song of Ice and Sometimes Different StuffIn its fifth season, Game of Thrones is at its best when it diverges from the books completely.
“I Know Who You Are”Better Call Saul’s smart, surprising first season insisted that it’s never possible to escape your past.
YoungerTV Land’s new series shows us just how fully the TV premise “millennials in Brooklyn” has jumped the shark.
The “How Does Adam McKay Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked a Hollywood director in Episode 1 of Season 2 of Slate’s Working podcast.
American CrimeThis new ABC drama is the most nuanced, intelligent take on race relations we’ve seen in years.
The Heart of PawneeWhat made Parks and Recreation such a uniquely good sitcom—even if the finale lost sight of it.