The End of the Writers’ Strike, Explained

What a new agreement means for Hollywood and AI.

‘Tom Jones’ Is No Masterpiece

The latest adaptation of Henry Fielding’s novel shows that changing a character’s race can be superficial.

The Peril of Greatness

Reflections on the final season of HBO’s ‘Succession.’

Fox’s Reckoning

A post-Tucker Carlson crisis.

Are We Having Fun Yet?

The revival season of ‘Party Down’ is worth watching.

Protecting the King 

A review of Netflix’s ‘Agent Elvis.’

‘He Does Everything You’re Supposed to Do’

A shining knight emerges from the Netflix golf docuseries.

‘You’ Season 4 Review: The Horrifying Face of Self-Acceptance

The thrilling finale ushers in a new era for the series.

History of the Bored, Part II

A review of ‘History of the World, Part II.’

‘You,’ Not Everyone

The success of season four will ultimately depend on if it can lean into its strengths and away from a ham handed, surface-level social critique.

Satellite Censorship?

Newsmax claims DirecTV dropped the channel to silence political speech. Is there more to the story? A Dispatch Explainer.

The Hobbesian World of ‘The Boys’

Amazon's superhero social satire advances an understanding of power Thomas Hobbes would find familiar.