David Letterman vs. Mr. Rogers: Two Meditations on Manhood

If you were born in the ‘60s and ‘70s, Mr. Rogers taught you how to be an adult and then years later, David Letterman taught you that you really didn’t have to be one, after all. Although Rogers was arguably the most sincere man on TV and Letterman was the most cynical, the two men actually have a surprising amount in… » 5/20/15 3:30pm 5/20/15 3:30pm

A Definitive Guide to All the Best and Worst New Fall TV Shows

It’s mad early in the year to be thinking about fall TV, I know. But the whole point of May Upfronts—where networks preview their upcoming programs—is for advertisers and critics (and all you lowly viewers) to get a taste of the best and trashiest shows guaranteed to be on television for decades. » 5/20/15 11:50am 5/20/15 11:50am

Oh No! Scream Queens Looks Like It Might Be Bad!

I’ve been dying to see Scream Queens since it was announced: Ryan Murphy-created horror-comedy about sorority murders starring Emma Roberts? Sign me up! A longer trailer just dropped, though, and after some hokey Diablo Cody-style slang invention (“Pissy Spacek”? eesh), a stereotypical flashback-to-the-’80s device,… » 5/19/15 9:16pm 5/19/15 9:16pm

Finally, A Movie That Tells The Truth About Crappy Male EDM DJs!

I am uncontainably excited for We Are Your Friends, the movie that Max “Catfish” Joseph temporarily left Catfish to film, leading to Nev’s demise. I am excited because based on the first trailer, the world of the shitty male EDM DJ is a strange plane with which Max is clearly intimately familiar, and I trust him to… » 5/19/15 1:30pm 5/19/15 1:30pm

Let's Hope Everyone Gets Murdered in Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens

Here’s the first full-length trailer for Ryan Murphy’s upcoming horror comedy Scream Queens. The good news is that the first couple seasons of Murphy’s shows tend to be pretty entertaining. The bad news is that it’s highly doubtful that the entire cast—which includes Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, and Ariana Grande—will… » 5/14/15 4:30pm 5/14/15 4:30pm