Post Tagged with:TELEVISION
Adapt Nation: Living in the Golden Age of Lit TV

TELEVISION

Adapt Nation: Living in the Golden Age of Lit TV

Essay by Maris Kreizman ×

The appeal of television and the subtler pleasures of literary fiction have long been seen as cultural opposites. But "peak TV" needs novels more than ever.
Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV

CULTURAL STUDIES

Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV

Reviewed by Tobias Carroll ×

The arrival of Reality TV didn't just change our media and our politics, says Lucas Mann, it changed the way we tell stories.
The B&N Podcast: Roma Downey

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Roma Downey

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Fans know her from "Touched by an Angel," but the actor and producer talks with us about her faith and her moving life story.
Proust, Hardy, and Spam: 10 Things I Learned About Literature from Monty Python

COMEDY

Proust, Hardy, and Spam: 10 Things I Learned About Literature from Monty Python

By Chris Barsanti ×

Why growing up obsessed with world's most literate comedy troupe ought to be worth college credit. By Chris Barsanti.
The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History

TELEVISION

The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

The improbable story of how a group of comedians turned the world of political journalism on its ear is told from the inside. Review by Tom Carson.
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

LIVES

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

The new memoir from the "Daily Show" host delivers a portrait of a South African childhood caught between identities and communities. Review by Barbara Spindel.
Tanner 2016

REDISCOVERY

Tanner 2016

By Janet Steen ×

How Robert Altman foretold an era when political reality and entertainment would converge. By Janet Steen.
“You Want to Know You Have a Home”: Eddie Huang on “Double Cup Love”

INTERVIEW

“You Want to Know You Have a Home”: Eddie Huang on “Double Cup Love”

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

The author of the new memoir "Double Cup Love" talks about courtship, travel, cooking in China and the paradox of the immigrant experience.
Starving Amidst Plenty

DAYBOOK

Starving Amidst Plenty

By Steve King ×

36 years ago this week, 24-hour cable news became a reality.
Nothing Doing: On the Art of Procrastination

HUMAN NATURE

Nothing Doing: On the Art of Procrastination

By Jessica Ferri ×

When doing nothing is an essential part of making something. By Jessica Ferri.
Heroes and Villains

DAYBOOK

Heroes and Villains

By Steve King ×

A century ago this week, Teddy Roosevelt inveighed against "gross and reckless" journalism.
The Slaughterhouse Library

MASHUPS

The Slaughterhouse Library

By Maris Kreizman ×

An Internet sensation emerged out of the collision of great books and pop culture: its creator Maris Kreizman reveals her literary inspirations.