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The Future is Bright for Yvonne Orji

“We’re doing well,” Yvonne Orji says, though it’s hard not to miss the slight hesitation…

Watch: HBO Is Continuing the ‘Serial’ Investigation With ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’

Serial revitalized the true crime genre and spawned tons of imitators both in the podcast space…

‘The Deuce’ and the Insidiousness of the Sex Industry

Let’s be clear, as a drama about the rise of the sex industry in 1970s…

In HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects,’ Your Past Becomes the Present

Strange how the timing of things will find you. I spent the past week at…

‘Westworld’ Doesn’t Have the Brains to Justify Its Violence

Violence is not the mark of an irresponsible or depraved show. Really, as television passed…

How ‘Westworld’ Flipped the Script on Hollywood’s Treatment of Native Americans

The final beat of Westworld’s first season set me on edge—the introduction of the Ghost…

‘Barry’ and the Arrival of the Millennial Anti-hero

Almost half of millennials say they feel lonely. Healthcare provider Cigna ranked thousands of Americans…

Debate: Is ‘Westworld’ Thoughtful Sci-Fi or Trashy TV?

On April 22, Westworld returns for its second season on HBO. The first season brought…

The Gospel Origins of Elvis Presley

David Porter was an eyewitness to one of the most important times and places in…

For a Show About Innovators, ‘Silicon Valley’ Is Out of Ideas

The new season of Silicon Valley opens in a stark, white, windowless room. Dinesh (Kumail…

On ‘Crashing,’ Christianity Was the Context, Now It’s the Conflict

Pete Holmes’ Crashing is the youngest of the “semi-autobiographical comedian shows,” but it’s also the…

The Truth About True Blood

HBO’s vampire soap opera has gotten buzz for high drama, supernatural sex and crying blood. But our columnist says that what’s brooding at the heart of this undead drama really is true.

A Look Inside: HBO’s In Treatment

Christy Gualtieri writes a blog for RELEVANT about the HBO show In Treatment, and what it says about our own need to talk and listen to one another.