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13 Reasons to Watch the New TV Show 13 Reasons Why

Note: Spoilers for the first season are in this article! Netflix recently released a TV show that has caused a…

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“Taboo” is Too Weird and Exploitative to be Non-racist

A Scott Free TV production, "Taboo" takes place in London immediately after the war of 1812. It is a time…

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Love Del Toro? Then You’ll like “The Strain”

"The Strain" is not FX's first foray into vampire fiction. But "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "You're the Worst"…

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The Hollow Crown is…Early 21st Century Shakespeare in a Medieval Setting

A lot of people are going to pass on season 2 of the "Hollow Crown." This will primarily be since…

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“The Young Pope” is Funny, Agonizing, and Beatific

Many think of Italy as the jackboot that kicked the western world. Latin. Fascism. Catholicism. Trade. Art. Doubtless, there is…

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Criminal Machismo and Contemporary TV

Perhaps it was "The Shield." "Oz," ¬†though, certainly played a role...as did the "X Files." And who can forget "The…

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“Stranger Things” is for Idiots Who Can’t Explain Why They Love the 80’s

Confession time -you can't watch "Stranger Things" on cable. Nope. Those looking for the 80's era throwback will require a…

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“Outlander” is for Americans

Not much changes in Scotland. It's desolate and full of the decedents of violent, clannish sorts that speak with an…

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“Rush Hour” is the PP’s PP

The police procedural (pp) is diluted. Robots. Magicians. Psychics. Lucifer. All have made appearances solving murders and bickering with detectives.…

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Power Ranking the 7 Episodes of Black Mirror

Black Mirror is the modern analogue of The Twilight Zone. Each episode is a self-contained story with sci-fi elements, a…