The age of classic TV

The elevated, novelistic trend we’re currently seeing in television — and first seen in shows like Homicide — combined with the increasing popularity of DVD box sets, suggests that television may transcend its throwaway nature and acquire a new permanence.

Hamilton vs. Carney

Hamilton vs. Carney

Often the problem isn’t that Congress and Big Business have gotten cozy; in many cases they don’t seem to have gotten cozy enough.