The Moral Ambiguity of Game of Thrones

No television show aggrieves the easily aggrieved more than HBO’s Game of Thrones, a show based on George R. R. Martin’s popular book series. Cultural liberals find in it the most vulgar sexism, hypermasculinity, and... Read More

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

[Spoiler alert: this review contains extensive plot details] The first thing the viewer notices in the Hulu TV series adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is how “trains-running-on-time” the theocracy is. As with Nazi Germany, everything... Read More

TV Review: Reza Aslan’s Believer

The tone of Reza Aslan’s new television series Believer is a curious mixture of snobbishness and inclusivity. In it, the author and religious scholar immerses himself in some of the more markedly idiosyncratic religious faiths of the... Read More