The Taiwanese drama provides insight into how our legal and medical systems handle mental illness, says physician Emily Lu.
Mindy Kaling’s new Netflix series raises a vexing question: even if we agree that representation matters, what counts as good representation?
The Good Place’s finale reminds us of things we never knew — like the impossibility of Heaven, and the reality of our singular, inescapable loneliness.
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Like The Andy Griffith Show, the near total absence of black characters on The Beverly Hillbillies made the show’s southernness more viable to its millions of viewers. It taught them that erasing was easier than confronting the weighty problem of white southern racism.
Sometimes, you have a dream whose metaphorical meaning is so thuddingly obvious it almost seems…