How To Get Away With Murder tediously goes through the motions of setting up its finale

Unsurprisingly, the penultimate episode of How To Get Away With Murder’s fourth season has a lot going on. “The Day Before He Died” tries to attack all of the long-term storylines at once. Isaac is in the hospital recovering from overdosing. Simon’s in the hospital, too, but now he’s awake and gradually remembering…

Mental health is at the heart of a smart but struggling How To Get Away With Murder

“He’s A Bad Father” unravels plenty of thread for How To Get Away With Murder season four’s murder board, managing to connect Annalise’s class action, Wes’ death, Laurel’s fucked up family drama, and even Isaac’s once seemingly random backstory with more coherence than the show has exhibited in a while. Look, I get…

Bonnie and Annalise's toxic relationship remains one of the best parts of How To Get Away With Murder

Despite many of its narrative flaws, How To Get Away With Murder remains one of the most piercing portrayals of toxic relationships on television. Erratic character dynamics are a strange thing to praise, and yet, How To Get Away With Murder makes its extreme character highs and lows a defining part of its fabric. The…

Pass the Combos: 18 foods you only eat while traveling

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

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Broad City celebrates friendship and solves a murder mystery all at once in its season four finale

Given that the season opens with the brilliantly told story of how Abbi and Ilana first met, their “Friendiversary” is a fitting way to cap off season four. Broad City never follows a traditional narrative structure, so “Friendiversary” isn’t an overt sequel to “Sliding Doors,” but its final scene, beautifully and…

Bedbugs, muggers, and unemployment plague Broad City, but at least Abbi and Ilana have each other

Broad City has consistently strong cold opens. “Bedbugs” opens with Abbi and Ilana driving around in the convertible Ilana got out of their trip to Florida earlier in the season. At first, they’re riding the high of having a car in New York...until it’s time to park. Anyone who has ever had to deal with street parking…