Patricia A. Matthew examines the multicultural Regency era of Shonda Rhimes's new Netflix series Bridgerton.
Tania Modleski watches new Netflix's adaptation of Rebecca and tracks the puzzling misreadings and misleadings of its source material.
Tania ModleskiDec 23, 2020
Sophia Stewart reviews “Laura’s Ghost,” a feminist-ethnographic collection revisiting the gender politics of “Twin Peaks,” the series and the film.
Sophia StewartNov 3, 2020
Matthew Tchepikova-Treon returns to the under-appreciated institutional melodrama of David Simon's The Deuce one year later.
Matthew Tchepikova-TreonOct 28, 2020
Erik Morse interviews Iranian American actress and performance artist Sheila Vand.
Erik MorseSep 25, 2020
Rebecca Wanzo describes how Michaela Coel's HBO series about trauma and recovery uses laughter to defiantly resist despair.
Rebecca WanzoSep 22, 2020
Sam Moore watches reruns of Friends and Couplings only to find two shows defined by their own rigid definitions of gender and sexuality.
Sam MooreSep 15, 2020
On the evolution of the figure of the public intellectual in the internet age.
Robert DaselerSep 13, 2020
Namrata Verghese asks why everybody on Netflix's mind-bending time travel series Dark is white and why whiteness structures even its alternate worlds.
Namrata VergheseSep 7, 2020
TV scholar Michael Z. Newman reflects on the similarity between the NBA bubble at Disney World and the classic form of the sitcom.
Michael Z. NewmanAug 18, 2020
ESPN’s documentary “The Last Dance” is an “untold story” we’ve all heard a million times.
Hal SundtAug 15, 2020
Philippa Snow binges the reckless hearts and alarmist boomerisms of Netflix's reality dating sensation Too Hot To Handle.
Philippa SnowAug 7, 2020
Rijuta Mehta considers the reality TV tropes, documentary pretense, and pervasive purity politics of Netflix's newest dating show.
Rijuta MehtaJul 31, 2020
The producers of “Asian Americans” reflect on the making of their groundbreaking documentary series.
Anouk YehJul 23, 2020
A group of TV scholars consider Apple TV+'s new docuseries, "Visible: Out on Television," and the narratives of history and visibility it tells.
Masha Tupitsyn considers the passage of time, Felicity, and stand-up comedy
Masha TupitsynJun 7, 2020
Sara Davis revisits an early reality TV classic
Sara DavisJun 6, 2020
Hope Wabuke considers the violence against black children at the heart of HBO's Westworld and whether the show will ever have something to say about...
Hope WabukeJun 4, 2020
Media Studies scholar Kristen Warner and dance scholar Clare Croft consider the queer, quarantied embodiments of Ryan Heffington's Instagram dance...
Linde Murugan considers Mindy Kaling's funny and frustrating take on religion, nationality, race, caste, and diasporic identity.
Meenasarani Linde MuruganMay 28, 2020
Elena Comay del Junco (psycho)analyzes the representation of Freud and psychoanalysis in popular media.
Elena Comay del JuncoMay 26, 2020
Everett Hamner talks to Orphan Black's Graeme Manson about his new television adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho's film Snowpiercer.
Everett HamnerMay 25, 2020
Lucas Mann discusses modern forms of nostalgia and the pleasures and perils of rewatching old favorites
Lucas MannMay 24, 2020
LARB presents the May installment of “Real Life Rock Top 10,” a monthly column by cultural critic Greil Marcus.
Greil MarcusMay 22, 2020