A Threat and a Promise

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Pro tip from a waiter: don’t enlist the staff in your wedding proposal. But if you do, do it right.

Mad Men Episode 4: Happy Days Are Here Again

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Greg Olear suspects Mad Men may be ready to “jump the shark” . . . and he thinks he knows the shark’s name: Megan.

What the Heck is Getting Everyone Killed at Downton Abbey?

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The shark they jumped last season at Downton Abbey? This season it ate Matthew Crawley.

Downton Abbey: Innocence in the Age of Irony

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On the night of the season finale, Tom Gualtieri explains the secret of the hit show’s popularity.

How I Landed in the Ring with Azealia Banks & Perez Hilton

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Janet Mock insists that if we’re going to call famous people out for their disparaging and abusive language, we need to call them all out, no matter what color or gender they are.

TV’s New Golden Age and Why Homeland Won’t Be Remembered

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Greg Olear had high hopes that Homeland would join the ranks of the truly elite television dramas. Here, his criteria for what makes a TV show superb.

A Manly List of Summer Fun

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Tom Matlack puts together a man’s man list of things that have made this summer truly awesome.

Is it Okay to be a Feminist Gold Digger?

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When it comes to mating practices at the upper end of the socio-economic spectrum we really haven’t progressed much beyond Downton Abbey.