SNL’s Israel Joke Was Good, Actually
If Israel wants people to stop joking about its oppression of Palestinians, it should stop oppressing Palestinians.
Horrible News: Dolly Parton Is Now Endorsing the Joys of Endless Labor
We hate to say this, but her Super Bowl ad is indescribably depressing.
In No World Did I Need to Know Mr. Bean’s Thoughts on Cancel Culture
'Mr. Bean weighs in on cancel culture': a real thing that now exists!
Maybe We Can Stop Doing the Prison Rape Jokes Now
Debra Messing's deranged Trump tweets show how supposedly progressive people turn horrible when it comes to prisons.
The ‘Great British Bake Off’ Finale Was an Extremely 2020 Kind of Ride
The final was the slightly-crazed, skin-of-its-teeth affair that this year deserved.
Shocker: TV’s Quest to Purge Blackface Was Less Than Genuine
Was this ever really about being thoughtful, or just about not looking racist in public?
I’m Obsessed With Dave, the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Guy Who Freaking Loves California
Dave is addicted to the Golden State, and I'm addicted to Dave.
You’ve Been Watching Army Propaganda This Entire Time
How an old MTV reality show opened my eyes about the military's iron grip on our culture.
The Winner is SNL, the Loser is All of Us
Biden-Harris promises a return to the Golden Age of political satire. Which sucked.
This Brie Larson Car Commercial Is the Only Thing That’s Real to Me Anymore
My world has vanished. Only the commercial remains.
The Comfort of Fantasy
Alternate realities do very little to change our actual world.
Mindless TV Is the Answer You Seek
Everywhere you look is another bad thing, still. Watching garbage can help.
‘Terrace House’ Is Falling Down
The biggest lie we ever told ourselves about the Japanese reality show was that it wasn't like all the other ones.