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Q&A with Jennifer Kieshin Armstrong
May. 3, 2013
Jennifer Kieshin Armstrong's history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show was published earlier this year, as was her collaboration with Heather Wood Rudulph, Sexy Feminism.
The 'Mad Men' complex
Apr. 8, 2013
Fans love Don Draper as the ultimate anti-hero, but is a show about "white people problems" missing out on opportunities for minority voices to be heard?
Maid’s memoir gives glimpse at real life ‘Downton Abbey’
Apr. 6, 2013
You may have heard of Anna and Mr. Bates, but have you heard of Margaret Powell? Her 1968 memoir about servants’ life below the stairs was a direct inspiration for shows like
Amos 'n' Andy debuts
Mar. 19, 2013
A Chicago radio show begins its long, controversial broadcast run.
CNN's Ohio rape trial coverage ridiculed
Mar. 18, 2013
Also: Gay marriage debate shifts, CTA fare help, Obama's Dow problem, Earth Hour critiqued and 'Veronica Mars' revival.
'Scandal' offers nuanced black female characters
Feb. 1, 2013
Olivia Pope wears a lot of white.
Lena Dunham: the voice of a generation?
Jan. 30, 2013
Chicago 'Girls' might disagree, but Dunham's hit HBO show about Brooklyn twenty-somethings is still hilarious, controversial and often painfully true to life.
'Gaycist' tv show 'The New Normal' mocks intersex people
Jan. 10, 2013
Because he can’t outwardly make fun of trans people or people of color anymore, targeting intersex people now occupies the discursive space they took up.
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