Orange Is the New Black will tug at your heartstrings, make you feel like you're going crazy, laugh, cry, and yearn for more. Savor every minute of this truly touching, passionate and graceful program.
What Adult Swim (at its best) offers us is something we could call genre riffing: using an existing genre as a loose play-set for broader satirical material on the entertainment industry and contemporary culture, with room for a lot more jokes fired from unexpected directions.
Love is in the air-conditioning at the biggest "Star Trek" convention in the whole world. I am in hot-hot-hot Las Vegas, Nev., which is pretty darned weird, and having one of my greatest weekends ever.
Captain Kirk! Sure, he's all sorts of things, too (producer, director, vocalist, novelist, horseman, father -- oh, and mega-icon); but tonight, it's all about the Kirk. Or, more broadly: it's all about Shatner's brand-new documentary, The Captains.
The U.S. Labor Department announced Friday that 539,000 people lost their jobs last month -- a dreadful total, but not as high as the 600,000-plus axed in March. Here are three reasons why the unemployment increase got slightly less awful...