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  1. overnights
    Poker Face Season-Finale Recap: How Deep to Dig the HolePoker Face has one last big reveal up its sleeve.
  2. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: What Are Men to Rocks and Mountains?Joseph Gordon-Levitt crackles with chaotic energy in Poker Face’s best episode yet.
  3. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: Listen, All Y’all, It’s a SabotageWhat is Charlie’s life at this point but a series of left turns?
  4. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: There Are No Small RolesThis week’s episode feels like an experiment — can you make a satisfying episode of Columbo that barely stars Columbo?
  5. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: You Can’t Kill the RevolutionIrene and Joyce’s murder is pretty badass to watch — like if The Golden Girls joined Fight Club.
  6. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: You Can’t Un-murder SomeoneDoxxxology’s got a killer new song.
  7. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: Little Miss GalahadDespite the Columbo inspiration, Charlie is a drifter with a strange power, not a detective with any jurisdiction.
  8. overnights
    Poker Face Recap: The Dead (Meat) Poets SocietyWhen two brothers who run a barbecue stall have a beef, Charlie uncovers a meaty conspiracy.
  9. overnights
    Poker Face Series-Premiere Recap: A Knives Out TV MysteryRian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne’s weekly whodunit kicks off with a fun low-stakes romp.
  10. overnights
    Bad Sisters Recap: A Very Full BathWe can only watch the same group of people try to kill the same person for so long without getting a bit bored.
  11. overnights
    Surface Recap: Liar, LiarThe revelations and twists here are meant to be bombshells, but they land more like duds.
  12. overnights
    Surface Recap: I’m New HereHow did James and Sophie get together? Also, where did those millions of venture-capital dollars go?
  13. overnights
    Surface Recap: Excess BaggageSophie’s trippy evening reveals interesting things about Baden, James, and Caroline.
  14. overnights
    Surface Recap: Sex, Lies, and AudiotapeInstead of acting like a damsel in distress, Sophie finally lets her anger and lust lead the way.
  15. overnights
    Surface Recap: An Affair to RememberGugu Mbatha-Raw and Stephan James have such an enticing onscreen chemistry.
  16. overnights
    Surface Recap: Horse PlayAri Graynor as Caroline is doing a fantastic job of straddling the line of supportive friend and possible villain of the story.
  17. overnights
    Surface Series-Premiere Recap: A Fresh Start “If my life was so perfect, why would I try to end it?”
  18. book review
    Kwon Yeo-sun’s ‘Lemon’ Is a Murder Mystery That Refuses to Be SolvedThe novel by Kwon Yeo-sun tracks the aftermath of a teen girl’s murder, with three very unreliable narrators.
  19. movie review
    The Dry Is a Mystery You Might Find Hard to ShakeEric Bana is spectacular in this thriller that never lets up on the grief.
  20. vulture lists
    13 Great Ensemble Whodunits to Watch After Knives OutEven more murder plots for you to figure out.
  21. how mysterious!
    All the Mystery-Writing Insight and Advice You Could Ever NeedThe 12 stories featured in our How Mysterious! series serve as an online university* for budding crime writers. (*Unaccredited)
  22. how mysterious!
    How I Learned to Write Mysteries the Mystic River WayBy deconstructing Dennis Lehane’s best seller, Angie Kim was able to shape her own debut novel.
  23. how mysterious
    The Crimes Never End: A Guide to Mystery’s Biggest, Longest-Lasting FranchisesThe Boxcar Children? Hardy Boys? Women’s Murder Club? Still out there solving.
  24. how mysterious
    The Secret to a Good Mystery Movie? It Isn’t the SurpriseMichael Green, the writer behind Blade Runner 2049 and two Agatha Christie adaptations, reveals the key to resurrecting a whodunit for the screen.
  25. how mysterious!
    Emergence’s Showrunners on How to Build a Puzzle-Box ShowStep 1: Don’t be afraid to answer your mysteries.
  26. 8 Unforgettable Detective-Themed Comedy SketchesLooking back at times when mystery and humor mingled, from Monty Python to Key and Peele.
  27. how mysterious!
    13 Mystery-Writing Tricks Used by Acclaimed NovelistsIncluding the Bullseye Method and the Don Draper Principle.
  28. 13 reasons why
    13 Reasons Why Season 3 Trailer Tries to Make ‘Who Killed Bryce Walker?’ HappenThe third season drops August 23.
  29. The 10 Best Thriller Books of 2017The most unsettling of escapism.
  30. mystery!
    Channing Tatum in Talks for Bad RomanceAbout which we know eerily little.
  31. francophile
    James Franco May Star in Movie As Mystery, the Pickup ArtistIn an adaptation of The Game.