Men Behaving Badly: White Masculinity in Science Fiction Television

TELEVISION IS A PLACE where we work through our cultural anxieties and project idealized versions of our selves. Even if …

Return of the Living Series: Season Premieres

IN RECENT DISCUSSIONS among scholars of speculative fictions, the science fictionalization of contemporary life is a frequent point of reference. …

Science Fiction Television: Still Lost in Space?

WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE of television, as the recent Emmy Awards broadcast never failed to remind us. Although …

Against Pop-Freud

Dear TV, WE’VE TALKED A BIT HERE about Masters of Sex in relation to Mad Men and The Sopranos, and …

Masters of None?

MASTERS OF SEX, “PILOT” Dear Television, Let’s talk genre. WHEN I WATCH Masters of Sex, here’s what I see: 1) …

S is for Scandal

MASTERS OF SEX, “PILOT” Dear Television, BEFORE WE GO any further in discussing the pilot of Showtime’s new drama, Masters …

Exposing Yourself on Television

MASTERS OF SEX, “PILOT” Dear Television, FIRST OF ALL, it’s great to be back at the LARB. I’m also excited …