When it comes to civility, is the U.S. really doing any better spiritually or morally today than in the time of its forefathers? Join the conversation with our blogger Sean Nixon.
Scripted TV vs. real life? Our modern culture blogger is looking forward to comparing notes on his newfound obsession, Boardwalk Empire, with Ken Burns’ new epic documentary on prohibition.
Read blogger Sean Nixon’s open letter to Pat Robertson on the televangelist’s controversial Alzheimer’s remarks.
If you’ve been following “In Search of the Cool,” you’re already well aware of our blogger Jeremy Freed’s fondness for the small screen. Get his take on one of the most anticipated second-season premieres of the fall.
The Fairness Doctrine has been a controversial policy, and blogger Tamika Thompson addresses the debate on whether the American media landscape has suffered from its elimination.
Yes, I know what you’re thinking, but it’s not. The Hour is not just BBC’s answer to Mad Men. Well, maybe just a little bit. In any case, regardless of the timing, no one really does costume drama like the Brits, and the fact that they’re taking a stab at a mid-century dramatic series is [...]
Anything original on the horizon in this fall’s line-up of new television shows? Jeremy Freed thinks so. Read his post on one of his favorites.
Ever heard this expression? Find out the origin and view the clip that started it all.
Award-winning writer-director discusses his latest film, sci-fi thriller and box office hit Super 8, and explains why he deliberately wanted to keep people in the dark about the film’s plot.
Pulitzer Prize nominee describes the extensive research she conducted for her latest play, Let Me Down Easy, which is about healthcare and included interviews with more than 300 people.