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Willa Paskin is Slate’s television critic.

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.
The XX Factor
May 12 2014 10:34 PMLouie Has No Idea What It’s Like to Be a “Fat Girl.” Neither Does Louis C.K.
Slate Plus
May 12 2014 9:29 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 6The flaming goats edition.
Brow Beat
May 9 2014 12:30 PMTrophy Wife Was the Best New Show of the Season. And Now It’s Gone.
Television
May 9 2014 8:14 AMShe’s Got a Little Bit of the Devil in HerRosemary’s Baby returns as an NBC miniseries.
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
Tv Club
May 19 2014 12:56 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Untangling Peggy’s self-doubt from her gender is tricky business.
Brow Beat
May 12 2014 10:31 PMWhat It Was Like to Play the Funny, Confident “Fat Girl” on Louie
Tv Club
May 12 2014 7:37 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Ginsberg goes off the rails.   
Television
May 9 2014 11:34 AMNot Dreadful EnoughShowtime’s Gothic horror series needs a little more trashy spirit.
Tv Club
May 6 2014 12:59 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1It's 1969. Peggy is a boss and Beyoncé isn't around reclaiming the word yet.

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