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


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.

Open Thread: Should Your Partner Have All Your Passwords?

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Apparently R-Patz took K-Stew back on the condition that she share her email and voicemail passwords… What do you think? Should you share passwords?

Read Her Signs (Without Reading the Tea Leaves)

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Dr. NerdLove’s handy guide for reading women’s body language.

Newsflash: You Don’t Need to ‘Take a Side’ in the Stewart-Pattinson Break-Up

Does this make you at all uncomfortable?

Joanna Schroeder explains to gossip-mongers everywhere that Will Ferrell was actually making fun of them when he coined the term “Trampire” and that using the word to support R-Patz is actually sorta bad for society.

Should I Write About Kristen Stewart and a Married Man?

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Joanna Schroeder knows that she should probably write about the news of two celebrities who may be having an affair. But she decided to write about why she’d rather not.

Snow White: Is Casting Tall Actors to Play Little People Akin to Blackface?

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Snow White and the Huntsman features average-sized actors playing the role of dwarfs. Do you think this counts as discrimination?