Goodbye and Good Riddance, Angry Little Men Who Hate Skyler White

There's a lot I'll miss now that Breaking Bad is over. I'll miss Jesse's boyish swearing, Hank's percussive heh-heh laugh, Marie's purple everything, baby Holly's hats. My confusion over how hot I find Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman. The entire cast's virtuosic performances, the script's brilliance, the colors and… » 9/30/13 3:38pm 9/30/13 3:38pm

Breaking Briefs: Six Seasons of Walter White in His Tighty Whities

This Sunday marks the end of Breaking Bad, the series that's captivated the hearts of both television critics and lowly pleb viewers like us. Since the series' premiere in 2008, Breaking Bad's antihero Walter White has gone from meek-yet-brilliant chemistry teacher with a grim cancer prognosis to meek-yet-brilliant… » 9/26/13 1:30pm 9/26/13 1:30pm

Anna Gunn's Just Trying To Understand Why People Want To Kill Her

As Breaking Bad comes to a close (AHHHH!), hopefully cultural critics will be examining viewers' vitriol against Walter White's complex, long-suffering wife — which has been so severe it's been termed "the Skyler White" effect and applied to other TV wives — at length. [Spoilers to follow.] » 8/24/13 2:30pm 8/24/13 2:30pm

What TV's Still Missing: Working Moms and Female Anti-Heroes

As all different kinds of boundary-breaking female characters shoehorn their way onto TV these last few years, much has been written about Breaking Bad's "Skyler White Effect," the knee-jerk hatred of male anti-heroes' wives. Somehow, Skyler garners more fan hatred than the brilliant, evil meth cook and murderer she's… » 5/18/13 4:00pm 5/18/13 4:00pm

Want a Job With Explosive Growth Opportunities? Grab Your Biohazard Suit

Find yourself in search of a new, more lucrative career or wanting to make some extra cash on the side? Why not take advantage of one of America's greatest scourges: Meth labs. Don't worry, we are not suggesting you go all Breaking Bad and start cooking meth. No, this job involves cleaning up meth labs after the… » 3/26/12 10:00am 3/26/12 10:00am