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.

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

[Insert 'lived long and prospered' joke here.] 2015.02.27

What Will Happen When Dakota Johnson Hosts Saturday Night Live?

And how many bondage sketches do you think she was pitched (in dozens)? 2015.02.27

30 Odd Foot Of Slap

An Anouk-focused episode shows us why she might have doubts about her much-younger, band-side-projecting boyfriend, because we sure do! 2015.02.27S01.E03

Should You Spend Some Time Alone With The Last Man On Earth?

The creative minds behind Clone High -- and The Lego Movie, if that's what you're into -- take on the post-apocalypse. Should you check it out? 2015.02.27S01.E01

Will Miracle's Story End In A Manner That Befits Her Name?

Miracle has suspicions about her online boyfriend Javonni, so she's called in Nev and the first of several Max replacements to help her find out the truth. Whether they even do that is an open question. 2015.02.26S04.E01

'It's A Little Bit Of Suspense When You Watch The Episode'

Tara talks to Anthony King, the scribe behind the Broad City episode 'Citizen Ship,' about creepy contacts, booze cruise hookups, and how they calibrate precisely how gross Bevers should be. 2015.02.25S02.E07

My Boyfriend's Older

Philip and Elizabeth separately cultivate their assets, while Stan and Oleg consider working together for the common cause of springing Nina from the hoosegow. 2015.02.25S03.E05

Larva Nude Girls!

The artists are forced to work in nature for an insect-inspired body-painting challenge that -- yes -- means their models are au naturel. 2015.02.25S08.E07

Are There Really Some Problems You Can't Kill Your Way Out Of?

Avery Markham's best-laid plans for Harlan should have probably taken Raylan Givens into account. 2015.02.24S06.E06

Why Can't Jamie's Siblings Teach Her How To Manage Her Expectations Of Their Mother?

And more not-cute-burning questions inspired by the latest episode of Married At First Sight: The First Year. 2015.02.24S01.E07

Let Sirens Be The First Responder For Your Parks & Recreation Emergency

With Parks & Recreation ending its run tonight, we've got a suggestion for how you might want to fill your 'good-hearted workplace sitcom' vacuum. 2015.02.24S02.E05

Necessity Is The Mother Of Personal Reinvention

Howard Hamlin learns the hard way that Jimmy McGill's got moves he's never seen. 2015.02.24S01.E04

Battle Of The Stomach-Turning Stars

Which show presents a more compelling tale of a wholesome teen getting a tough lesson in how scumbaggy celebrities can be: Rags To Riches or Beverly Hills, 90210? 2015.02.23S02.E08

Going To The Registry Office (But Not The Synagogue) And We're Going To Get Married

Or are we? An eleventh-hour scandal threatens the engagement...and who's behind it?! 2015.02.22S05.E08

Constructive Sisterism

No one can encourage you to be your best self by calling out your worst qualities like your first/best/worst friend. 2015.02.22S01.E06

The Slaptermath Commences

Episode 2 goes home with Harry, but who's the most annoying person in his orbit? We're counting them down from least to most deserving of a slap. 2015.02.19S01.E02

Should You Buddy Up With The Odd Couple?

The classic Neil Simon joint gets a revival for our modern age. Should you welcome it into your home? 2015.02.19S01.E01