Tara Ariano

Tara Ariano is the co-founder of Previously.TV and has written about television for Yahoo, Vulture, the New York Times Magazine, and TelevisionWithoutPity.com, which she co-founded. She lives in Los Angeles.

Sept. 9 2014 9:30 AMAll You Need Is NevThe Catfish host wrote a book. It’s everything I hoped it would be.
May 17 2013 11:30 AMThe Saturday Night Live Sketch PredictorWhat will happen when Ben Affleck hosts tomorrow night? Argo see for yourself!
May 14 2012 7:42 AMSmashtastrophe!A tribute to NBC’s Broadway drama, the worst TV show I’ve ever loved.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2012 11:29 AMYou Should Be Watching Cougar Town Gleefully Embrace Its Possible Demise
Jan. 17 2012 3:41 PMHe Wrote the Book on Raylan GivensBut FX’s Justified understands Elmore Leonard’s greatest character better than Leonard does.
Brow Beat
May 24 2013 12:17 PMThe SNL Hosts We Want to See Next Year
Tv Club
Jan. 8 2013 10:49 PMJustified, Season 4How much damage can Arlo do from behind bars?
March 12 2012 6:30 AMI Hate Myself for Loving HoardersOn guilt-watching A&E’s tragic, incredible reality hit.
Brow Beat
Feb. 2 2012 11:02 AMThe Only Thing We Need to Change About This Show Is Its Fundamental Premise
The XX Factor
Aug. 16 2010 1:53 PMAging Is Just As Stifling for Hollywood Men



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.