Category: Culture

Star Trek Picard 18

Sans Starship

Sure, bring back Jean-Luc Picard, but keep him out of the captain’s chair.

Breaking Bad 6

Defending Skyler White

Is Breaking Bad’s Skyler White the least sympathetic character in all of fiction?

summer 14

In the Summer, in the City…

1966’s “Summer in the City” by The Lovin’ Spoonful is a song that always comes to mind during heatwaves like the one bearing down on about 195 million Americans this weekend.

Alone 15

Watching Television Alone

The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.

News 7

New Day for Evening News?

The sign of the times isn’t so much that Cronkite’s seat is changing hands yet again, but that CBS feels the need to explain why the format matters at all.