television

Rectify is unlike any series I've watched. Its slow burn reveals the viewer as well as the characters in the story.
January 20, 2016

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street uses a combination of magic and realism that depicts real life far better than any other family television show I've seen.
December 28, 2015

Scandal and New Girl are not ordinarily “about” race. But as national conversations on police violence intensify, they’ve stepped into the discussion.
May 27, 2015

TV Protestants

In The Walking Dead, there's a crucifix at a Baptist church. Why don't producers check such details with somebody who is actually religious?
March 27, 2014

Girls gets attention as a boundary-breaking comedy focused explicitly on gender. But Hannah and friends are not navigating adult life well.
February 7, 2014

Faith in 2-D

It's the golden era of TV, and many shows explore moral and psychological issues with great nuance. Why not take religion as seriously?
December 18, 2012

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