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How Did “GoT” Get So Damned Popular? A Fan Explains.

The show abounds in families. Be it toxic or supportive, we all have them.

For Medieval Scholars, “Game of Thrones” is Bittersweet

GoT has drawn new interest to medieval times while also furthering misconceptions.
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Comics in ’70s LA: “I’m Dying Up Here” Just Misses the...

Struggling stand-up comics in LA in the early 1970s? Should be a surefire hit, right?

Sarah Gubbins Kindles a Dramedy of Desire with “I Love Dick”

In this podcast, Sarah Gubbins discusses her bold new Amazon series "I Love Dick."

Network TV Needs to Stop Doubting Its Best Comedians

Networks keep assuming audiences can't handle smart, fast humor. Ratings prove otherwise.

Honoring the Tony Winners That CBS Didn’t Show

It's time to re-evaluate why some Tony winners appear in the broadcast and others don't.

Matthew Perry Swallows the Truth in “The End of Longing”

When playwright Perry lets loose, actor Perry holds nothing back.

6 Women Working in the Arts: A Springtime Selection

"Some of my favorite articles lately about women working in different art forms."

“Big Little Lies” Sedates More Than Ambien

"Oh, who am I kidding? I'm dumping this for FX's 'Feud'."

CFR Podcast Roundtable: Why We Need Books

A podcast with CFR writers on what we read, how we read and why books matter.

Patriots Day’s Themo Melikidze Enters the Mind of a Terrorist

In this podcast, the Patriots Day star reflects on the Boston Marathon bombing.

3 Questions to Ask About Art Other Than “Did You Like...

We watch a lot of arts and media. Here's how we can do a better job of talking about it.

The Rockettes Revolution That Would Mend America

The national service of artists will heal this nation. Entertainment will not.

Why I Won’t Write a TV “Best of” List for 2016

A fever-inspired, incomplete and biased list of the year's highs and lows in television.

10 Resolutions to End This Effed-Up Year of Trump

Let's be honest and kill the orange elephant in the room.

Theater Is Immersed in Caffeine at a Harlem Coffee Shop

In a gentrifying neighborhood "Full City+" evokes nostalgia for the great ’70s sitcoms .
Game of Thrones

Forget Drugs and Booze, I’m Addicted to “Game of Thrones”

They feed on my addiction. I feed on them.

Terpsichore Was Female: Why Are Dance Leaders Male?

In an art form founded by women, parity in leadership is still a problem.

Sam Harris Wants Your Money

"And then there’s his Barbra Streisand collection..."

Catherine Curtin on the Fight for Justice and Human Dignity

The OitNB star discusses military crimes, mass incarceration and strong roles for women.

‘Working Woman’: Humans First, Gender Second

Can women and men work together? Yes, says Israeli filmmaker Michal Aviad -- when the roots of sexual harassment are finally rooted out.
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