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Willa Paskin is Slate’s television critic.

Television
July 16 2014 8:17 AMThe 20-Year-Old VirginsMTV’s new reality series about not doing it.
Brow Beat
July 10 2014 11:33 AMThe Emmys Got Things Mostly Right Again. So Let’s All Get Mad About Them.
Tv Club
July 2 2014 1:23 PMSex and Relationship Advice on Orange Is the New BlackDan Savage and Willa Paskin talk Season 2.
Television
June 30 2014 10:36 AMThe Best TV Show of 2014 Is From 2008And it’s about Modern Orthodox Jews dating in Jerusalem.
Television
June 24 2014 10:21 AMBack to QuracTyrant dreams big but still feels small.
Tv Club
June 18 2014 1:33 PMDid You Finish Binge-Watching Orange Is the New Black?We’re launching a new exclusive podcast series to dissect Season 2. 
Tv Club
June 18 2014 1:26 PMThe Economics of Orange Is the New BlackIn Conversation 1 of Willa Paskin’s Slate Plus podcast series on Season 2, she chats with NPR’s Adam Davidson. 
Brow Beat
June 17 2014 12:24 AMWhy Louie Gets Credit for Being Original Even When It Isn’t
Brow Beat
June 16 2014 12:40 AMWho Is the Worst Person in Westeros? Breaking Down Game of Thrones Season 4.
Slate Plus
June 9 2014 5:00 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 9“The Watchers on the Wall” edition.
Slate Plus
June 2 2014 3:52 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 8“The Mountain and The Viper” edition.
Tv Club
May 27 2014 3:40 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1What if Don growing old is the ending the show’s always been heading toward?
Television
May 22 2014 2:05 PM“By 1984 You Could Be Dead”HBO and Ryan Murphy’s tremendously moving The Normal Heart.
Behind the Scenes
May 22 2014 2:22 AMThe Americans Season 2 Podcast ExclusiveA Slate Plus exclusive: Listen to The Americans showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields talk about the Season 2 finale with Slate’s Willa Paskin.
Brow Beat
May 20 2014 10:03 AMMaya Rudolph’s Show Was Sporadically Amusing, Not at All Timely
Television
July 11 2014 10:41 AMFor the Sake of ScienceThe hot, messy psychology of intimacy in Masters of Sex.
Television
July 9 2014 11:30 AMThe Summer of Popcorn TVExtant and The Strain, two enjoyable B-movie shows with limited futures.
Slate Plus
July 2 2014 12:06 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast: The Complete Fourth SeasonSpoiling everything in one convenient place.
Television
June 26 2014 8:27 AMAnother Metaphysical ConundrumThe Leftovers and Damon Lindelof’s blockbuster repetition compulsion.
Television
June 19 2014 11:44 AMGet Over It, Man!My uncharitable impatience with Rectify.
Tv Club
June 18 2014 1:28 PMRead About the Economics of Orange Is the New BlackIn Conversation 1 of Willa Paskin’s Slate Plus podcast series on Season 2, she chats with NPR’s Adam Davidson. Here’s the transcript of their conversation. 
Brow Beat
June 17 2014 11:46 PMFargo Falls Into a Macho Trap at the End of a Fascinating Season
Slate Plus
June 16 2014 4:21 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 10“The Children” season finale edition.
Brow Beat
June 10 2014 3:17 PMAlready Watched Orange Is the New Black Season 2? Then Join Our Spoiler-Filled Discussion.
Television
June 5 2014 12:10 AMBack in OrangeOrange Is the New Black returns for Season 2, and the other inmates take center stage.
Television
May 30 2014 12:03 PMAvast WastelandYup, John Malkovich stars in an NBC pirate drama.
Tv Club
May 26 2014 11:43 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Don finally shaped up.
Brow Beat
May 22 2014 8:31 AMThe Creators of The Americans Talk About Spies, Sex, and Their Great Second Season
Television
May 20 2014 2:16 PMThe Most Morally Bankrupt Reality Show Since the Lawless Years of the Early AughtsIt’s Fox’s I Wanna Marry “Harry.”
Slate Plus
May 19 2014 5:34 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 7The “close the moon door” edition.

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