Abbi Jacobson pens a hilarious, emotional, queer episode of Broad City

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Broad City is really seizing the opportunity of a planned final season to really push Abbi and Ilana through some really big moments in their lives. “Artsy Fartsy” follows a pretty typical episode structure for the series and includes a lot of the show’s signature weirdo moments that just feel so much like they could…

The Umbrella Academy isn’t perfect, but this dance sequence is

I’m currently four episodes into The Umbrella Academy, the new Netflix series about a fractured family of adopted kids with strange powers who were trained as masked superheroes in their youth, and now must overcome their rampant psychological issues as adults and reunite to once again save the world. It’s a good…

Documentary Now! provides a wildly accurate satire of Netflix's cult docuseries

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Documentary Now! unsurprisingly takes some big swings in its season three premiere. From this start, this has been an ambitious, weird series that strikes an impressive balance between niche, specific jokes and broader comedy. It has to play to viewers who might not be familiar with the source material it’s skewering…

Jimmy and Gretchen make new couple friends on an outstanding You're The Worst

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One of You’re The Worst’s best episodes followed Gretchen’s obsession with an older couple that seemingly had it all figured it out. They both had cool jobs, a great kid, and were seemingly in sync. Behind closed doors, of course, things weren’t as simple or easy as they appeared. The guy is stuck in the past, wishing…

How Documentary Now! lost its stars—and embraced its truest self

If you ask Seth Meyers to give you an elevator pitch for Documentary Now!, two things become readily apparent. One is that, as one of the show’s creators and primary writers, Meyers has obviously thought about this question a lot, teasing out the ways the series draws upon a unique hybrid of sketch comedy, real…

Miracle Workers' Geraldine Viswanathan and Karan Soni on the tragic overuse of "miracle"

Based on his novel What in God’s Name, Simon Rich’s new show Miracle Workers follows a pair of low-level angels at Heaven, Inc. who, in order to prevent Earth’s destruction, have to help two humans fall in love. We recently spoke with stars Geraldine Viswanathan and Karan Soni about the show, and why people overuse…

Daniel Radcliffe and Simon Rich on Miracle Workers and why the Postal Service is a damn miracle

Based on his novel What in God’s Name, Simon Rich’s new show Miracle Workers follows a pair of low-level angels at Heaven, Inc. who, in order to prevent Earth’s destruction, have to help two humans fall in love. We recently spoke with Rich and star Daniel Radcliffe about the show, and the Earthly things they think are…

Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and David Castaneda are Umbrella Academy family

Based on the Eisner award-winning comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy follows an estranged group of gifted siblings who have to come together to solve a mystery surrounding their adoptive father’s recent death. Ahead of the ten-episode first season hitting Netflix last…

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