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April 2015

The Charming Half-Assedness of ‘The Soup’

The Soup's charmingly lazy approach is more transparent than ever, and for that reason it's that much more honest.


‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Learned Its Lessons From ‘The Secret History’

With the second season already in production, How to Get Away With Murder finds itself at a crossroads.


Who Should Rule Westeros in ‘Game of Thrones’?

As Game of Thrones begins its fifth action-packed season, PopMatters examines the show's many contenders for the titular throne.


Binging on ‘Daredevil’: Marvel’s Netflix Series Is As Brutal As It Is Compelling

It's hard to imagine that Daredevil exists in the same universe as the Avengers, but the series successfully delves into street-level violence not yet explored in Marvel's big screen efforts.


The Three Things That Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Did Perfectly

It could have been a passing curiosity like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but Daredevil isn't only a great superhero TV drama, but it's a great drama period.


March 2015

In the Game of Genre Television, You Win or You Get Cancelled

Networks will continue to falter in their attempts to imitate Game of Thrones if they fail to prioritize character development over flashy fantasy storytelling.


Goodbye to ‘Parks and Recreation’ and the Greatest Town in America

For a series perpetually on the verge of cancellation, it managed to carve out a special place in the television landscape.


Leonard Nimoy Has Beamed up to Cosmic Places Unknown

As with any beloved performer, there was more to Leonard Nimoy than a pair of pointy ears and a catchphrase. Much, much more.


February 2015

Anthologies, ‘American Horror Story’, and the Disposability of Pulp Storytelling

This show embraced its reputation for the weird and the strange, but it's storytelling methods are among the messiest in television.


The Three Most Underappreciated ‘Daily Show’ Moments

These three segments may not be Jon Stewart's most popular ones, but they do represent him at his most intelligent, heartfelt, and, of course, downright funny.


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