Live From New York! and Very Semi-SeriousTwo new documentaries suggest the pitfalls, and the opportunities, of authorized portraits of cultural institutions.
The Trailer for Sundance Winner Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Will Tug at Your Heartstrings
Cookie Lyon Is the Most Fascinating Character on TV Right Now. Give Taraji P. Henson the Emmy.
How Black-ish Earned the Right to Call Itself Black-ishIn its first season, the sitcom has more than earned its provocative name.
The Haunting Trailer for the Amy Winehouse Documentary Will Make You Miss Her All Over Again
The Canadian Supreme Court, Unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, Understands That Sectarian Prayer Is Sectarian
The Comcast–Time Warner Merger Will Create a Cable and Internet Behemoth. Here’s What You Need to Know.
One of Monday’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent. Now He’s in PR.
Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast” Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
If You Can’t Stop It, Hide It Twitter has a new plan to make its community less abusive—by siloing off abuse.
Dismissing Darwin Records show teachers and school board members conspiring to teach creationism in public school science class.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?