1. profile
    Margo Jefferson Makes Her WayWith her book Constructing a Nervous System, the critic set herself a challenge: to recount her life through a web of influences.
  2. roundtables
    How Do We Talk About Race and Pop Culture Without Going Insane?A panel of critics discuss Wesley Morris’s New York Times essay and some of the biggest anxieties plaguing criticism today.
  3. overnights
    Insecure Season-Finale Recap: ThirtysomethingSeason three ends with Issa turning 30 and coming to terms with Nathan’s disappearance (and reappearance).
  4. overnights
    Insecure Recap: Creeping AroundIssa gets ghosted and doesn’t take it well in an episode that brings in her inner monologue.
  5. overnights
    Insecure Recap: Singles and ShowersIssa reconnects with Lawrence and attends Tiffany’s shower with some less-than-supportive friends.
  6. overnights
    Insecure Recap: Beyoncé AwaitsIssa, Molly, Tiffany, and Kellie head to Coachella to see Beyoncé, but distractions threaten to derail their plans.
  7. overnights
    Insecure Recap: Just Like Starting OverIssa makes a professional decision and entertains a new romantic possibility while Molly struggles to fit in at her new job.
  8. overnights
    Insecure Recap: DaydreamingCareer disillusionment sinks in while Issa and Daniel’s relationship reaches a turning point.
  9. overnights
    Insecure Recap: Going in CirclesIssa just keeps falling into bad familiar patterns.
  10. overnights
    Insecure Recap: New ArrangementsIssa finds sleeping on Daniel’s couch more awkward than convenient as season 3 begins.
  11. overnights
    The Chi Season-Finale Recap: Who Killed Jason?The truth about Jason’s murder invites more questions than it resolves.
  12. overnights
    The Chi Recap: Keeping the PeaceWill Ronnie’s confession bring him the absolution he so badly wants and needs?
  13. overnights
    The Chi Recap: House CallRonnie’s suffering has become unbearable to watch.
  14. overnights
    The Chi Recap: All in a Day’s WorkWhat in the world is Brandon doing?
  15. overnights
    The Chi Recap: Family MattersDoes this show have too many characters for its own good?
  16. overnights
    The Chi Recap: The Block PartyIt’s time for these characters to veer outside of their assigned “good” or “evil” boxes.
  17. overnights
    The Chi Recap: The StandoffRonnie and Brandon’s confrontation reaches a breaking point.
  18. overnights
    The Chi Recap: Haunted“Ghosts” is a fitting title for such a shadowy episode.
  19. overnights
    The Chi Recap: You Like My Hair?The cast of characters has become more overwhelming than kaleidoscopic.
  20. overnights
    The Chi Series-Premiere Recap: South Side StoryThe jubilance of this pilot episode is interrupted by violence and death.