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Emily Nussbaum

April 2, 2012 | Feature
It’s Different for 'Girls'

Lena Dunham’s new show is like nothing else on TV.

November 7, 2011 | Features
The Rebirth of the Feminist Manifesto

Come for the Lady Gaga, stay for the empowerment.

November 7, 2011
Shock Value

American Horror Story is an allegory of worst-case scenarios, all visceral enough to work.

October 17, 2011 | Encounter
76 Minutes With Marlo Thomas

Backstage and out on the town with the feminist TV pioneer, now in the limelight again, as a “dumb blonde.”

October 3, 2011
Under the Boardwalk

Why does HBO’s mob period drama often feel like a beautifully tailored empty suit?

September 19, 2011
What to Feed Your DVR

Pilot-surfing through the latest network offerings. (Don’t get too attached.)

September 5, 2011 |
Television News

The last days of intermediation.

September 5, 2011 |
Sex and the City

Was it still okay to drink cosmos?

August 29, 2011 |

An encouraging wave of chick-created comedies.

August 1, 2011
My ‘Breaking Bad’ Bender

Our critic watches all 33 episodes of the acclaimed series Breaking Bad on DVD.