We Shouldn’t Reduce Art to Being for “Coastal Elites” vs. “Trump’s America”
Why Is Moonlight the One Movie Critics Agree On? And Do Only Dupes Love La La Land?
The Best Things America Built in 2016
A 125-Song Playlist for Soundtracking the Final Days and Hours of 2016
Slate’s 10 Most Popular Stories of the Year
Was 2016 the Worst Year for Pop Hits in History?
The Best Albums of 2016, a Year of Constant Flux
What We Need From Television in 2017
Billions Was So Laughably Bad That It Was Irresistible
The Best Show No One Talked About This Year Was MTV’s Sweet/Vicious
Man in the High Castle, House of Cards, and the Value of Dystopian TV in a Dystopian Era
The One Scene This Year That Left Me With Tears Literally Streaming Down My Face
When Will TV Finally Stop Killing Off Its Lesbian Characters?
Why The Magicians Made for Such Compelling Television
Orange Is the New Black’s Season Finale Was the Most Significant TV Episode of the Year
The Shows That Achieved Peak TV Velocity and Became Inescapable Were Mysteries
The Shows That Offered the Most Uncomplicated, Escapist Pleasure This Year
Television Deftly Tackled Mental Illness This Year
Why We Shouldn’t Mourn the Loss of the Big, Noisy, Funny Comedy