#Bingeworthy: “Archer: Dreamland”

Season 8 of Archer begins where the previous season left off, with Sterling Archer floating face down in a swimming pool, his body riddled with bullets, in a scene reminiscent of the opening shot of the noir classic Sunset Boulevard. But unlike his Sunset counterpart, Archer is not dead, merely in a coma, during which…

Zach Galifianakis and Louie Anderson on Baskets

#Bingeworthy: “Baskets” Season 2

Given how lazy, dense and cruel Chip Baskets, the out-of-work classically trained clown at the center of Baskets can be, it’s no wonder his life is so awful. What is surprising, though, is that it keeps getting worse. But, hey, it makes for good TV. Zach Galifianakis stars as both Chip and his twin brother…

Amanda Peet and Hank Azaria in 'Brockmire'

#Bingeworthy: ‘Brockmire’ is Throwing Strikes

Picture a baseball announcer: you know, a white man in a loud plaid jacket, with an oddly nasal lilt belying a naturally deep voice, droning on with useless facts and statistics about whatever pops into his head, however tangentially it might connect to the game, punctuated by quick descriptions of whatever is happening on the…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as former President Selina Meyer on HBO's 'Veep'

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Keeps it Real in Season 6

We are living in a moment where the truth, particularly the truth of American politics, is far stranger — and usually funnier — than fiction. The day’s headlines are routinely so shocking and bizarre that, if you tried to sell them to a Hollywood producer, you’d be laughed out of their office for being too…

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