Television

Television
Television

All the Artists of “Sex and the City,” from Best to Worst

From Alexander Petrovsky, to Charlotte’s secret Hasidic artist boyfriend, to the woman who trapped herself in a Chelsea gallery for 16 days—these are all the shows fake artists, ranked.
Rachel Tashjian
6.7.18
Television
Television

The “Jersey Shore” Reboot Is an Epic Greek Tragedy

In the original, hookups and fights were pure slapstick, but in ”Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” everyone has something to lose.
Erin Schwartz
4.27.18
Television
Television

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace" Was a Rejection of Glamour

"American Crime Story" wasn't about Versace, fame, or fashion at all. It was about something much darker.
Philippa Snow
3.28.18
Television
Television

What Donald Trump and Versace’s Killer Have in Common

Trump’s father once told him, “You are a killer...You are a king.”
Philippa Snow
3.20.18
Television
Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: The Making of a Murderer

In the seventh episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Andrew Cunanan witnesses what we assume is his first murder.
Philippa Snow
3.15.18
Television
Television

Versace's Killer Makes Being a Sociopath Look Like Freedom

In the sixth episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Andrew Cunanan demonstrates the liberation of fake connoisseurship.
Philippa Snow
3.6.18
Television
Television

What Did Versace's Lifestyle Provoke In His Killer?

This week, an ugly exploration of individual, internalized and institutionalized homophobia hints at what may have unsettled Andrew Cunanan about Gianni Versace, the show's only happy character.
Philippa Snow
2.20.18
Television
Television

Versace’s Killer Was a Male Inversion of the Femme Fatale

Episode four ensures we’ll never forget Andrew Cunanan’s first time—killing.
Philippa Snow
2.13.18
Television
Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: More People Are Dead But the American Dream is Still Alive

Andrew Cunanan takes a killer's stepping-stone to full psychosis (with an amazing appearance by Judith Light).
Philippa Snow
2.5.18
Television
Television

In "High Maintenance," New York City is Woke, Tense, Expensive, and Booby Trapped

The show's porous fourth wall makes its characters unforgettable, reminding you that there's more to every New Yorker than meets the eye.
Gemma Sieff
2.5.18
The Golden Age of Television
The Golden Age of Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: The Next Best Thing to Being a Star is Killing One

In episode two of American Crime Story, Versace contracts AIDS, and the series wallows deep in its own sense of kitsch.
Philippa Snow
1.29.18
The Golden Age of Television
The Golden Age of Television

American Camp Story: Did Versace’s Murderer Really Kill That Dove, Too?

In our first recap of "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Philippa Snow questions whether that poetic dove was really assassinated alongside the designer.
Philippa Snow
1.21.18