1. oral history
    How Blue Man Group Blew UpAn oral history of the wildly successful show, starring strange bald men painted in Yves Klein blue.
  2. oral history
    An Oral History of Cats, As Told by Its Original Cats“It became this joke. But it was the most spectacular thing of its time.”
  3. overnights
    Masters of Sex Season 1 Finale Recap: Making It RainAnd this first season ends with a scene reminiscent of The Notebook.
  4. books
    A No-Frills Buyers’ Guide to January BooksAre Perfect, Shovel Ready, and Andrew’s Brain worth getting?
  5. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Outside Our Area of Inquiry“Who has anything that’s just theirs?”
  6. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Only a TestMasters is about as easy as a nuclear bomb.
  7. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Performance AssessmentCoital scratches on the shoulder: “I might consider this positive feedback.”
  8. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Stay SingleOn this week’s episode, loneliness and marriage go hand-in-hand.
  9. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: The Reclining LotusWe all knew where this was going, and last night we finally got there.
  10. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Pop Goes the WeaselDr. Freud’s been lurking in the shadows all season, and last night he finally got his due.
  11. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Not a Sexual LemonAnd now Allison Janney is on the show, which we approve of.
  12. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Better Late Than NeverChipping away at the tough exterior of Dr. Masters.
  13. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Hiding in Plain SightYoung Masters: So much friendlier, with such unruly hair.
  14. overnights
    Masters of Sex Recap: Home StudiesSlowing down the action.
  15. behind the scenes
    Masters of Sex’s Prop Master on Glass Dildos“For vintage sexual aides, the real problem is trying to find ones that look new.”
  16. overnights
    Masters of Sex Series-Premiere Recap: Take the WeekendThere’s so much setup in this season premiere. It’ll be a delight to see where it all goes.
  17. remember this?
    An Oral History of HBO’s Real SexFor two decades, the “60 minutes of sex” provided a master class in human sexuality to anyone with a premium cable package.
  18. chat room
    Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern on Season Two, Corsets, and What Cora Would Think of Her“I think she might be envious, secretly.”
  19. chat room
    Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville on Butlers, Historical Accuracy, and Watching Season Two Online“Be ashamed.”