Set it up: 16 episodes of blind dates, stupid cupids, and at least one perfect match

Competition is in the air, thanks to March Madness, but the return of the dating series has us thinking about perfect pairs instead of an elite eight. Two new comedies, Hulu’s Shrill and Starz’s Now Apocalypse, capture the steep highs and lows of modern dating for folks of all sizes and orientations. Elsewhere,…

“I’m speaking about stuff I’ve never talked about”: Jenny Lewis on her best solo album to date

Jenny Lewis has been making music for more than 20 years, on her own and with bands like Rilo Kiley and Nice As Fuck. But she’s never recorded anything quite like On The Line. Her fourth solo album and first since 2014’s The Voyager sounds humongous: rafter-raising vocals, pianos that seem to ring out endlessly, and,…

Who needs a rogues’ gallery when TV’s latest Batman prequel has Jack The Ripper?

When the Gotham duo of Danny Cannon and Bruno Heller take comics’ most famous chamberlain back to swinging London in Epix’s Pennyworth, they’ll have access to an ass-kicking Alfred, a living, breathing Thomas Wayne, and none of the Batman’s rouges gallery. In lieu of those colorfully twisted adversaries—some of whom…