Does Pop Culture Have a Responsibility to Educate?

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s.e. smith explores the question of whether TV shows like “True Blood” and “Girls” have a responsibility to model ethical behavior to their viewers?

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.

Can the True Blood Gang Glamour my Kids?

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Sure, they’re the blood-sucking undead, but do they babysit?

Dear New York Times: Of Course Men Are Manly Enough

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Kaleb Blake wades through ‘essentialist crap’ on masculinity in The New York Times’ new roundtable discussion.

TV: Bite Into The Trailer for True Blood Season Five

The hit cable series will be back soon, and we take a look at what’s coming in the new season.

Television: Take A Bite Out Of The True Blood Season Five Trailer

The new season of the hit HBO series is on the way, and we take a look at the trailer.

How to Make a Critically Acclaimed TV Show About Masculinity

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What does it mean to be a man? No one really knows, but it makes for some damn good television.