Season 1, Episode 4, “The Naughty List”

Danny TrejoScreenshot: American Horror Stories Before we get started, I’d simply like to say that I am incredibly appreciative of the fact that, with American Horror Stories, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have decided that shorter is often better. Despite the 90 minute double-episode premiere, both “Drive-In” and this week’s […]

Episode 6 Destroys Major Parts of American History

Rick and Morty’s sixth episode changed the story of Thanksgiving while also ruining some of America’s most sacred monuments. Warning: The following contains spoilers for Rick and Morty Season 5, Episode 6, “Rick & Morty’s Thanksploitation Spectacular,” which aired Sunday on Adult Swim. Although “Rick & Morty’s Thanksploitation Spectacular” aired in […]

SNL Recap Season 46 Episode 9: Kristen Wiig Hosts

Photo: NBC/Will Heath/NBC When SNL returned in the spring of this year, delivering its first-ever remote shows, it felt as much like a public service as anything. The distanced format made comedic and technical experimentation necessary, while friendly faces including Kristen Wiig made unnerved viewers feel as comfortable as possible. […]

‘Monsterland’ Episode 2 ‘Eugene, Oregon’ Explained

Spoiler warning: the following story discusses the entire episode, including the ending, of “Eugene, Oregon” from Hulu’s Monsterland. The second episode of Hulu’s horror anthology series, Monsterland, explores the dangers of internet conspiracy groups and radicalization. Titled “Eugene, Oregon,” the episode follows a teenage boy, Nick, who cares for his […]