Outsider ArtThe sweet, subtly provocative Fresh Off the Boat is the latest reason to be grateful for TV’s diversity push.
Sink or SwimIn Season 3 of The Americans, the clash between principles and parenting is more violent than ever.
JustificationWill Raylan Givens face the consequences of his itchy trigger finger in Justified’s final season?
The Heart of PawneeWhat made Parks and Recreation such a uniquely good sitcom—even if the finale lost sight of it.
The Odd CoupleCBS’s show puts a retrograde new spin on an old story about what it means to be a straight man.
The Anti-SerialHBO’s documentary The Jinx is a true-crime story that doesn’t do any hand-holding.
Huckster as HeroBetter Call Saul is a comic book origin story disguised in a cheap suit and hairpiece.
Warm With a Chance of Abhorrent AnticsIn Season 4, Girls is better—and more provocative—than it’s been for a while.
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
The XX Factor
CPS Finds “Free Range” Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
Following the Digital Breadcrumbs How to distinguish online nutcases from honest-to-God villains.