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

How Boardwalk Empire Reinvented The Stereotypical Nagging Wife

It's an image anyone who's watched the odd Looney Toon is familiar with –- the large, scary wife brandishing her rolling pin as she harries after her husband, a fellow diminutive in both size and spirit. The hen-pecked husband, and the nagging wife –- if you'd asked me about it a year ago, I would have told you it was… » 1/06/12 5:15pm 1/06/12 5:15pm