Does Pop Culture Have a Responsibility to Educate?

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

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?

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

Dear New York Times: Of Course Men Are Manly Enough

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

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