What do Sons of Anarchy, The Newsroom and The Bridge all have in common? Alyssa Rosenberg from Think Progress diagnoses the chronic illness of TV's masterminds.

The iconic Lisa Frank brand is still alive and well, just like it's owner, Lisa Frank. Katherine Wells revels in the candy colored history of the Trapper Keeper Queen before taking a rare tour of Lisa Frank's headquarters on The Atlantic

As the nation remembered the lives lost on 9/11 The A.V. Club recalled the entertainers who have been changed by the tragedy

Web series are growing in popularity, but remain severely underrated. Rachel Syme of The New Yorker explains the awesomeness of these bite-size programs, their success, and how they're making the leap to networks like Comedy Central and HBO.

Thomas Pynchon's latest novel, Bleeding Edge, set mostly in a post -9/11 New York gets reviewed by the great Ed Park at Bookforum.

It's been almost five years since FX's cop drama The Shield wrapped. Mandatory's Jason Matloff provides a closer look at the pioneering anti-hero series and how it changed TV forever.
Bros suck. Thankfully bro-dominated culture gets put under the razor by New York magazine's Ann Friedman.
Space Jam is regarded as a classic among children of the '90s, but not so much by everyone else. Nathan Rabin discusses the box office blockbuster and its irrelevancy in today's culture over at The Dissolve. (Note: Space Jam is actually low-key wonderful.)