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  1. last night on late night
    NYMag’s Matt Zoller Seitz Talks TV on Late NightTV: teacher, mother, secret lover.
  2. book covers
    See the Very Meta Cover for Matt Zoller Seitz’s Mad Men BookIt’s not an ad, it’s a book!
  3. final thoughts
    Mad Men Understood Human Behavior Better Than Any Show on TVWhile the leopard cannot change all of its spots, changing one or two might not be out of the question. 
  4. wes anderson
    How Wes Anderson Cast The Grand Budapest HotelWillem and Tilda aren’t really just actors. They’re more performance artists.
  5. books
    See Seitz’s New Grand Budapest Hotel BookIt’s a companion to his guide to the work of Wes Anderson.
  6. vulture festival
    David Milch Talks Deadwood, Boss TweedWatch the full interview!
  7. end of culture
    The Last Culture Guide You’ll Ever NeedExhausted by trying to keep up with new culture? Why not give it up altogether? Our critics’ handbook to all the wonderful stuff lurking right behind your screen.
  8. deep dives
    Seitz: 24 Things I Learned While Writing My Book About Wes AndersonNo. 1 — Wes Anderson and “Wes Anderson” are not the same guy.
  9. tv review
    Seitz on the New Wave of Small-Screen HorrorIt’s a bloody good time for horror on television.
  10. tv
    Seitz: Is There Any Satisfying Way to End a Modern Drama?Call it conclusion impossible.
  11. breaking bad
    Video: Matt Zoller Seitz Breaks Down Breaking Bad’s ‘Rabid Dog’ EpisodeSeason five, episode thirteen: “Rabid Dog.”
  12. the critic's corner
    Seitz: There Has Never Been a Better Time for TV CriticismIf you appreciate good TV, this is a fantastic time to be alive. If you appreciate good writing about TV, ditto.
  13. tv review
    Seitz: Look Past the Dragons in Game of ThronesIf its third season can’t help the fantasy genre lose its stigma, then nothing can.
  14. upfronts 2013
    Seitz: How to Direct a TV DramaMy auteurist theory of television.
  15. tv review
    Seitz on Prequels Hannibal and Bates MotelIn fact, they diverge rather drastically from what we already knew about their worlds.
  16. sexy time
    A Plea for More Male Nudity on Game of ThronesThe show’s “gaze” is undeniably heterosexual and male. That should change.
  17. tv review
    TV Review: Top of the LakeIt’s already March, and TV critic Matt Zoller Seitz already expects this miniseries to make his year-end “Top 10” list.
  18. tributes
    Seitz: A Requiem for Dallas’s J.R. EwingFarewell to a great soap-opera villain.
  19. tv review
    Seitz on Community Season Four: Unbearably SadI’m trying to give the post–Dan Harmon Community a chance. Really I am.
  20. tv review
    TV Review: Southland Season FiveThis cop drama prizes journalistic detail over verbal exposition and moldy cop-show tropes.
  21. girls
    This Week’s Girls: The Least Interesting ThingSeriously. Expand your minds, people.
  22. tv review
    TV Review: House of Cards Full SeasonWe promised a full review of House of Cards after last Friday’s preview, and here it is.
  23. tv review
    TV Review: Seitz on Do No HarmThis new NBC show manages to be nutty and sleazy, but it’s still not special enough to stand out.
  24. tv review
    Seitz on the End of AHS’s Second SeasonIt’s tempting to treat this show as one long, trashy, sick joke. But it’s so much more.
  25. tv review
    Seitz on The Following: Apocalypse Story As Long-Form NightmareIs the serial-killer genre played out?
  26. tv review
    Seitz on Lance and Oprah: The Sadomasochistic Ritual of the Celebrity ApologyJust a couple of pop culture juggernauts protecting their brands.
  27. tv review
    TV Review: LegitThis new show is peculiar enough to stick with while its creators figure out what they’re doing.
  28. tv review
    TV Review: The Carrie DiariesThe CW’s new show is an inept spinoff that dishonors its source.
  29. tv review
    Seitz on Justified’s Fourth Season: Suspenseful, Eloquent, JoyousFor all the suspense and violence, Justified is a laid-back series in the spirit of its inspiration, Elmore Leonard.
  30. tv review
    Seitz: Deception Has More Going on Than It Knows What to Do WithThe most frustrating thing about this show is that it’s more fun to pick apart than it is to watch.
  31. happy new year
    Seitz: On Louie, ‘New Year’s Eve,’ and Respecting the MysteryOur TV critic has thought about this episode every day since he first watched it in September.
  32. tv review
    Seitz on Downton Abbey’s Third SeasonIt’s far more than a nighttime soap for Anglophiles.
  33. year in culture 2012
    Vulture’s TV, Movie, and Theater Critics Choose Their Best Performances of 2012One of them is a terrorist.
  34. year of culture 2012
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s Top 10 TV Shows for 2012The best in ambitious drama (Mad Men, Homeland) and fantastical comedy (Louie, Community).
  35. year in culture 2012
    Critics’ Roundtable: What Was the Cultural Event of 2012?And four other equally pertinent questions.
  36. tv review
    TV Review: A Look Back at Treme’s Third SeasonTV critic Matt Zoller Seitz reviews the whole, rather than the parts. What say you, David Simon?
  37. tv review
    TV Review: Season Two of BBC’s The HourThe second season of the excellent drama gives you more of the same, but different.
  38. tv review
    Seitz on Liz & Dick: A Retro-Bad TV BiopicLadies and gentlemen, behold the worst reviewed program of 2012.
  39. tv review
    Seitz: Inventing David Geffen Cheapens the American Masters SeriesThis program is so reverential that it could be played at Geffen’s memorial.
  40. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s The Dust BowlKen Burns’s astounding documentary is about disaster and survival, yes. But mostly it’s about clouds and faces.
  41. seitz asks
    Seitz Asks: HBO Is Forty. What Are Its Greatest Shows, Movies, and Specials?Upon its 40th anniversary, our TV critic looks back at the cable network’s greatest achievements.
  42. tv review
    Seitz on Mankind: History Channel History Is Guy Movie HistoryLooking for glitzy reenactments, special effects, and info-graphics? Also, history? You’ve come to the right place.
  43. tv review
    Seitz on The Untold History of the United StatesOliver Stone makes like a disreputable prof in this juicy doc series.
  44. seitz asks
    What Disappointing TV Show Do You Keep Watching?Our TV critic says Boardwalk Empire.
  45. tv review
    TV Review: HBO’s Combat Photog Docu WitnessHBO’s four-part series is about combat photographers.
  46. tv review
    TV Review: Malibu CountryThis new ABC sitcom is much in the same vein as McEntire’s last sitcom, Reba.
  47. seitz asks
    Seitz Asks: What’s the Scariest Made-for-TV Horror Movie You’ve Ever Seen?Our TV critic can’t forget Karen Black and the doll.
  48. tv review
    Seitz on Glee, American Horror StoryAt least, for now.
  49. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz Asks: What’s the Scariest Episode of The Twilight Zone?Our TV critic votes for the one with the weird masks.
  50. tv review
    Seitz: Imagine If a Woman Had Directed the Evil-Hitchcock Biopic The GirlIn this movie about the making of The Birds, the Master of Suspense is a bad, bad man.
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