From a strange small town in Idaho to a menacing desert island, summer programming is all about anxious, insular communities
TV’s fasctinating ‘Botched’ takes on the limits of aesthetic procedures
A new book on sitcoms shows how the late Sherwood Schwartz, N.J. Jew in L.A., invented the modern high-concept comedy
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
The Tel Aviv native talks nineties T.V.with an American participant.
Saying goodbye to Medium, the surprisingly Jewish television show that perfectly captured the realities of parenting, the depths of grief, and the joys of everyday life
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Not quite sweeping the clouds away
Exodus to cable, kosher ovens, and a bar becomes a mitzvah
Not-so-mysterious ways, aloha ‘ShalomTV,’ and an elegant gesture
More tsuris over security-fence cell-phone commercial
Cranky essayist prefers the early, funny stuff