BrainDead

  1. Episodes 12 and 13 ‘Talking Points’ and ‘The End of All We Hold Dear’
    BrainDead Season Finale Recap: Election Day BrainDead’s final offering is good, silly fun.
  2. Episode 11 Six Points on the New Congressional Budget: The False Dichotomy of Austerity vs. Expansionary Policies
    BrainDead Recap: A Charming Bohemian Affectation This isn’t Gunsmoke, Jonathan Coulton!
  3. Episode 10 The Path to War Part Two: The Impact of Propaganda on Congressional War Votes
    BrainDead Recap: Barely Concealed Contempt Tony Shalhoub is having a whole lot of fun, isn’t he?
  4. Episode 9 Taking on Water: How Leaks in D.C. Are Discovered and Patched
    BrainDead Recap: You Know That for Not a Fact? BrainDead is having an identity crisis.
  5. Episode 8 The Path to War Part One: The Gathering Political Storm
    BrainDead Recap: Our Bugs, Ourselves Alien bugs like hate sex. Who knew?
  6. Episode 7 The Power of Euphemism: How Torture Became a Matter of Debate in American Politics
    BrainDead Recap: What Would Jack Bauer Do? You’re so much better than this, BrainDead.
  7. Episode 6 Notes Toward a Post-Reagan Theory of Party Alliance, Tribalist, and Loyalty: Past As Prologue
    BrainDead Recap: Everything “Past as Prologue” leans into the sheer goofiness of BrainDead’s premise.
  8. Episode 5 Back to Work: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Congress and How It Gets Things Done (and Often Doesn’t)
    BrainDead Recap: Everybody Hates Everybody This episode is a big step backwards from a very fun cliffhanger.
  9. Episode 4 Wake Up Grassroots: The Nine Virtues of Participatory Democracy, and How We Can Keep America Great by Encouraging an Informed Electorate
    BrainDead Recap: A Cat CAT Scan Four episodes in, BrainDead is coming into its own.
  10. Episode 3 Goring Oxes: How You Can Survive the War on Government Through Five Easy Steps
    BrainDead Recap: The Party of Adults The political theater of BrainDead isn’t measuring up to the political theater of reality.
  11. Episode 2 Playing Politics: Living Life in the Shadow of the Budget Showdown – A Critique
    BrainDead Recap: Exploding Heads in D.C. Laurel is falling down the rabbit hole. Will BrainDead do the same?
  12. Episode 1 The Insanity Principle: How Extremism in Politics Is Threatening Democracy in the 21st Century
    BrainDead Series Premiere Recap: The Ants Go Marching It’s ants! Alien ants! Ants that will make a zombie out of you!

The Latest TV News

  1. casting news
    Patti Lupone Is Joining the Pose Season 2 Legends Ball “It’s extraordinary,” said Murphy, “it’s getting bigger and bigger.”
  2. casting call
    Nicole Richie Is Returning to Her True Calling, Goofy TV Comedies Loves it!
  3. nope
    Roseanne Barr Is Now Blaming Sara Gilbert for Destroying Her Life, Because, Sure “She will never get enough until she consumes my liver with a fine Chianti.”
  4. endings
    Congratulations, the Devil: Supernatural to Hunt Its Last With Season 15 The brothers Winchester announced the show’s end on Instagram Friday.
  5. reunions
    The Parks and Recreation Stars on Where Their Characters Are Today “She would run stuff.”
  6. behind the scenes
    How Shrill Made Its Dream ‘Fat Babe Pool Party’ a Reality “I almost cried because it was so beautiful. I just really wanted it to feel like a dream.”
  7. renewals
    The Conners Will Return for a Second Season on ABC Ready for more Roseanne-free Roseanne?
  8. the streaming wars
    Apple’s TV Event: What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Its Streaming Platform The tech giant is making a billion-dollar bet to turn itself into a major player in the TV industry. Will it work?
  9. burning questions
    A Conversation With a Quantum Physicist About The OA: Part II Could we really hop between multiple dimensions using the power of dance? Can trees really talk? Could I live in a mirror?
  10. netflix
    Ryan Murphy’s Ben Platt Netflix Show The Politician Will Premiere in September Meet Payton Hobart, aspiring president.