An admirable Tales Of The City update wants to be considered radical without being radical


It’s not particularly surprising that Tales Of The City is finding new life in 2019. For one, we’re in an era of media where basically anything that’s ever existed can return at some point but also because Tales Of The City has already proved its staying power. The book series, which was originally serialized in the

Catch up on Black-ish with these 5 episodes

In 5 To Watch, five writers from The A.V. Club look at the latest streaming TV arrivals, each making the case for a favored episode. The reasons for their picks might differ, but they can all agree that each episode is a must-watch. In this installment: Black-ish, all episodes of which are now streaming on Hulu. (New

O.J. Simpson’s lawyers expose the dark American underbelly on an incendiary American Crime Story


The story goes that God rained down manna—bread, sustenance, whatever you want to interpret it as—from heaven in order to feed the starving Israelites, some of whom were beginning to question their mass exodus. It was a literal godsend: He provided His people with the means to keep living, effectively renewing their…

American Crime Story puts Marcia Clark on trial in an unforgettable episode


Straight off the bat: “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia” is definitely in the running for best television episode of this season. I’ve watched it multiple times because it’s an hour that I can’t stop obsessing about. As mentioned in other reviews, it’s been impossible to ignore the lingering theme of “fame” that runs throughout…