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What Becomes of Jussie Smollett Now?

What kind of career will Jussie Smollett have now? Will he even have one? I suppose his staunchest defenders will take umbrage at these...

‘Sorry — Love You’: Asian Americans on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

What does it look like to represent Asian Americans in a drag competition?
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In Season 3, HBO’s ‘True Detective’ Finally Gets a Clue

A show returns to critical-darling status...if you can forgive Stephen Dorff's wig.

My Journey with Orson Welles (and the Betacam)

The co-author of the new play "Maverick" remembers the year he worked with a genius.

Sorry, Globes: Patricia Arquette Was a ‘Dannemora’ Dud

Three words: director Ben Stiller. Oh, and maybe there's a fourth word: misogyny.

How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It

Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.

In ‘Network’ on Broadway, Design Battles Howard Beale

Played by a craggy, and mesmerizing Bryan Cranston, he's not going to take it anymore.

Mossad, Charlie and Khalil: ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ Comes to TV

The Arab-Israeli conflict rages on, making a TV version of John Le Carre's 1983 novel sadly relevant.

RJ Mitte, Stephanie Gould Envision Better Roles for Actors with Disabilities

On this podcast, two actors imagine how the arts could better represent a highly overlooked minority.

Is James Franco Fueling Low Ratings for HBO’s ‘The Deuce’?

Without fresh accusations, he's probably in the clear for Season Two.

Screen or Stage, Tyne Daly Finds Arts Essential to Democracy

The Emmy- and Tony-winner has choice thoughts on men and #MeToo, too.

Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story

Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.

Tales From the Arts World: Women Who Bully Women

A woman joins a group of writers of a TV show. The woman who recruited her then tries to destroy her.

Geoffrey Owens, Working Artists, and Me

Artists should start forgiving themselves -- and each other -- for wanting to pay their bills.

How Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr. Made Emmy History

Meet the first black couple to both be nominated for Emmys in the same year.

Offred Won’t Save You: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Was Never About That

Viewers and critics want Offred to be a freedom fighter, serving neither the character nor the plot.

Deep In Vogue: Ryan Murphy’s Groundbreaking, Retro ‘Pose’

A powerful reminder of how far the LGBTQ+ community has traversed since the late 1980s.

Hannah Gadsby Just Killed Comedy As We Know It

First she shows how her jokes work. Then you're left appalled at why you laughed in the first place.
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