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Emily Nussbaum

June 6, 2011 | Intelligencer
What Was She Thinking?

The irresistable inscrutability of the betrayed political wife.

May 23, 2011 |
Emily Nussbaum on the New Interactive Showrunner

“You don’t have to love the work of every showrunner to see what they have in common: When you watch their shows, you know who set their stamp on it.”

May 23, 2011 |
One-Man Show

No, really. Profane comic Louis C.K.’s unique experiment in television making.

March 28, 2011
Depression Modern

Todd Haynes’s Mildred Pierce is a visually luscious tale of obsession—a mother’s with her daughter.

February 7, 2011
Don’t Write Off ‘Skins’ Just Yet

It’s got greasy, amoral potential.

January 17, 2011
Falling in Love Again

The grown-up charm of Episodes.

January 17, 2011
Constant Cravings

Men behaving badly on Lights Out, Shameless, and Californication.

December 20, 2010 |
15. Because We Keep Finding New Ways to Make Our Big, Anonymous Metropolis Feel Like a Lost-Bunny-Finding Small Town

To listen to the doomsday pundits, one might assume that social networking is the death of the neighborhood: so cold, so virtual, so alienating! But serendipity, and human intimacy, come in many forms.

December 13, 2010 |
The Year in TV

Emily Nussbaum's top 10 tv shows of 2010.

November 22, 2010
Special Victims Unit

What does it mean to dramatize rape on television?