Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill on AMC's Better Call Saul

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.5, “Chicanery”

As engrossing and satisfying as it has been to follow Mike Ehrmantraut’s slow descent into becoming chief enforcer for the biggest drug cartel in the Southwest, I have to admit that I am a little more interested in the Jimmy McGill side of things. Jimmy’s got plenty of flaws, of course, but he’s a likable…

Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring on AMC's 'Better Call Saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.4, “Sabrosito”

It was fitting that an episode that may have been the most overtly part of the Breaking Bad-verse to date would begin with an underwater shot like the one that opened so many season 2 episodes of the former series. But just when you’re catching yourself wondering when the scorched pink teddy bear is going…

American Gods Ricky Whittle

‘American Gods’ Is Bryan Fuller’s Best Yet

Bryan Fuller proved his genre chops with the short-lived, cult favorites Wonderfalls, Dead Like Me, Pushing Daisies, and Hannibal, but even die-hard fans are in for a shock this Sunday. Nothing can prepare audiences for the premiere of American Gods—not Game of Thrones’ shadow-demon birth scene, nor any of the batshittery that’s ever gone down on an episode of True Blood….

rhea seehorn and bob odenkirk in 'better call saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.3, “Sunk Costs”

One of the principal pleasures of Better Call Saul has been the way it consistently subverts the audience’s expectations, finding ways to surprise even as we know where the story is headed. We have always known that Jimmy would disgrace himself badly enough to have to assume a new name in order to continue as…

Mary Kills People on Lifetime

Lifetime’s ‘Mary Kills People’ Mixes Medicine and Murder

April is shaping up to be a wonderful month for Bryan Fuller fans: in addition to next week’s premiere of American Gods on STARZ, Wonderfalls and Hannibal alum Caroline Dhavernas stars in Lifetime’s latest scripted drama, Mary Kills People, which follows the morally murky actions of a doctor who moonlights as an angel of mercy….