Tara Ariano

Writer, editor, and snack enthusiast Tara Ariano co-founded TelevisionWithoutPity.com and Fametracker.com before co-founding the site you're reading right now. She's also contributed to New York, The New York Times Magazine, The Awl, Slate, and Grantland, among many others. She lives in Los Angeles.

The Bridge Is Proving You Can Be Too Psychopathic To Work Effectively In Organized Crime

Tara's not a crackpot. She just thinks Eleanor Nacht is a cautionary example of 'too crazy to be in a cartel's enforcement wing.' 2014.07.23S02.E03

Married At First Sight Newlywed Jamie Still Isn't Into Her Husband

And apparently she's afraid he's going to forget, because she keeps reminding him. (He knows.) 2014.07.23S01.E03

When Soap Stars Do Celebrity Wife Swap, Does Ronn Moss Think It's...Like A Real Wife Swap?

Because it kind of seems like he and his skinny scarves are practising The Art Of Seduction on Mrs. Tyler Christopher. 2014.07.23S09.E12

Abraham Lincoln Evaded Assassination Threats While Rocking A Moustache?!

Tara's not a crackpot. She just thinks if Martin Starr was going to play Lincoln, he should have shaved accordingly! 2014.07.22S02.E04

Virginia Learns That It's Hard To Be Taken Seriously As A Scientist After Everyone's Seen Your Boobs

While Virginia gets a harsh introduction the real Dr. Ditmer, Bill learns that his new job has some unforeseen drawbacks. 2014.07.20S02.E02

Tanisha's Heart Just Must Be Too Full Of Feelings!

Or, she's full of crap. Sarah, Tara, and Stephanie Green discuss the latest heart-wrenching Marriage Boot Camp. 2014.07.18S03.E07

A New FX Hairpiece Strains Wig Cop's Patience

What did Corey Stoll do to The Strain's stylist to get trapped under...that?! 2014.07.18S01.E01

You're The Worst Might Be The Most Sexually Explicit Show On Basic Cable

Summer in the TV city! Something something dirty and gritty! Especially dirty. 2014.07.17S01.E01

Should You Let Married Seduce You?

Everything you need to know about FX's new Greercom! 2014.07.17S01.E01

Just Because A Lady's Showering In A Car Wash Doesn't Mean She's Helpless

And that's just one of the lessons Kyle learned from his run-in with Eleanor Nacht. 2014.07.16S02.E02

Treat Yo'Self To A Drunk History/Parks & Recreation Mashup!

Retta might be playing Sylvia Robinson in the latest Drunk History, but she gave her a lot of Donna Meagle realness. 2014.07.15S02.E03

Should You Get To Know The Hotwives Of Orlando? It's Just A Question, CALM DOWN!

Hulu's new original comedy is a Real Housewives spoof featuring a bevy of alt-comedy all-stars, but is it worth watching? 2014.07.15S01.E01

Alton, Illinois Is For Lovers

It's where the elite meet when they don't want anyone they know in St. Louis to see them doing something they really probably shouldn't. 2014.07.13S02.E01

The Great Sex Puppet Caper

It's time for the couples to tell each other what they want in bed with the assistance of poor felt hand puppets that did not ask for this and would rather be in a kindergarten somewhere. 2014.07.11S03.E06

Battle Of The Baaaaaaaaad Mothers

'Shut yo' mouth!' I'm just talkin' 'bout Mrs. S. and Marie Wallace! 'Then I can dig it.' 2014.07.11

The Fringe Division: Bad-Asses All Day

Walter is a bigger bad-ass in a kimono than Peter would be in a hundred ugly leather coats, though. 2014.07.11

Catfish Enlists Selita Ebanks To Help Bianca Find Brogan

Why? Literally no reason. Speaking of literally no reason: there's also a David Spade cameo. 2014.07.10S03.E11