Green, Green Grass of HomeThe small-town pleasures of Brooklyn-based Web series High Maintenance.
The ComebackNine years later, the HBO show is not so disgusted by reality TV. But it’s very queasy about fame.
A Difficult WomanEven as an HBO miniseries, Olive Kitteridge feels like a novel—in the best way.
The American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 3 The “Edward Mordrake (Part 1)” edition.
Which One of These Stories Do You Believe?The Affair brings Rashomon-style storytelling to television.
It’s the Freakiest ShowAmerican Horror Story continues to be like nothing else on television.
The American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 4The “Edward Mordrake (Part 2)” edition.
The American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 2The “Massacres and Matinees” edition.
Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic ThingsDon’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Charlotte Was Different An all-too-familiar story—an unarmed black man killed by a white police officer—with an unfamiliar ending.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
What We Talk About When We Talk About the Man Bun A man and a woman who sometimes wears a bun debate.
TV Club Podcast
The Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is Here Hear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.
Why Do-Gooders Make the Rest of Us Uncomfortable Larissa MacFarquhar explores unchecked idealism in Strangers Drowning.