I Love DickAmazon’s new Jill Soloway show affirms exactly why she is so good at making TV.
The Olympics Extravaganza EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about gymnastics, intersex athletes, and swimming at the Olympics.
The Get DownBaz Luhrmann’s Netflix series is peak Luhrmann: a glittery, grandiose, captivating mess.
Destroyer of Souls, Earner of EndorsementsA maniac in the pool and adorable on land, Katie Ledecky is the prototype of an American Olympian starlet.
Stranger ThingsThis new Netflix series is an homage to and pastiche of all things Spielberg that misunderstands a key element of Spielberg’s work.
The Culture Gabfest “Steve Is a Mocap Golden Retriever” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The BFG, Animal Kingdom, and Facebook’s new algorithm.
Friend-Zone TVGame of Thrones isn’t very good anymore. But here’s why we still stick by it.
“The First Black Suitor! We’re Gonna Make History!”UnReal’s second season is just as brilliant and twisted as its first—but it tackles even bigger questions.
RootsThe History Channel’s new version of the trailblazing ’70s miniseries is as necessary today as it was nearly 40 years ago.
NBC’s Olympics Reporters Are Biased and Sexist. Here’s Why.The DoubleX Gabfest chats about hidden biases against female athletes.
The Wine ShowThe trailer was the stuff of the internet’s dreams. But the show itself is a nightmare.
A Journey Through National Trauma Via Cirque du Soleil–Style Performance ArtThe odd spectacle of the Rio Olympics’ austere, exuberant, didactic opening ceremony.
What’s Brexit Got to Do With Game of Thrones?The Culture Gabfest says the show’s finale is more timely than ever.
In Its Hugely Satisfying Season Finale, Game of Thrones Became the Show It's Always Tried Not to Be
BrainDeadThe satirical D.C. zombie comedy from the creators of The Good Wife would be funny if it felt like satire at all.
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