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 on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Watch Brad Pitt Join The Late Show's 'Big Questions With Even Bigger Stars'

'Hey, Brad to the bone?' 'Yeah, we ain't leavin' 'til we're Stephen?' 2017.05.17

Is The Handmaid's Tale Trying To Make Us Empathize With A Wife?

Tara's not a crackpot. She just thinks 'A Woman's Place' may be the most explicitly feminist episode of the series so far. 2017.05.17S01.E06

The Americans Teaches A Massachusetts Mom A Tough Lesson About The Limits Of Personal Reinvention

Elsewhere, Oleg's food investigation inches forward, and one of your faves comes back for a cameo. 2017.05.16S05.E11

Preview Late Night's Closer Look At Donald Trump's Latest Alleged Federal Crimes And Impeachable Offenses

'It doesn't shock me that Donald Trump went "off-script." This is a man who reads off a TelePrompTer like it's an eye chart.' 2017.05.16

Is Better Call Saul's Fan Service Making Its Short Season Too Long?

Tara's not a crackpot. She just thinks Better Call Saul could be spending its time more wisely. 2017.05.16S03.E06

Preview Late Night's Closer Look At The Latest On Trump's Firing Of James Comey And Unauthorized Sharing Of Classified Intel

'Now I know why the Russians are smiling in that photo. They must have been like, "Can you believe how easy this is?"' 2017.05.15

The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids May Be Blind, But They Taught Us How To See

...that Colin is an asswipe. Peep all the most important moments from S06.E26, 'Flirting With Disaster'! 2017.05.15S06.E26

Again With This: I Hate Being A Third Wheel

Fifth wheel, someone who's spent her entire time on the show being one should know that! 2017.05.15S06.E26

After Birth: She Doesn't Need To Go Anywhere Where We Can't Go Too

Rhoda Mullucks tries to help her daughter Susan start growing up, only to be obstructed by everyone from the local nursery school headmistress to Rhoda's own dumb husband. 2017.05.14S06.E07

Bride And Doom: Show Me A Graceful Loser, I'll Show You Someone Who's Not Used To Winning

Some Married At First Sight couples may be starting to wonder whether this honeymoon should have been shorter. 2017.05.11S05.E05

Preview Late Night's Closer Look At Trump's Many Different Explanations For Why He Fired James Comey

'And when the White House is clarifying the Press Secretary's position in relation to bushes, it's important to remember America is both among and in deep shit.' 2017.05.11

Will You Make Bosom Friends With Anne With An E?

CBC/Netflix puts its Anne Of Green Gables adaptation in the hands of an alumna of the Breaking Bad writing staff. Is the take too gritty, or still as sweet as raspberry cordial? 2017.05.11S01.E01

Hack Off A Hunk Of The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids

Like all Steve Sanders parties, this one sucks and someone almost dies...but at least there's a six-foot sub! We've collected the most important imagery from 'Smashed'! 2017.05.11S06.E25

Again With This: How Much Has This Kid Had To Drink?

Maybe Steve just shouldn't throw parties anymore? 2017.05.11S06.E25

Preview Late Night's Closer Look At Trump's Decision To Fire James Comey

'This is how crazy things are in the Trump administration: reporters literally don't have the aerobic strength to report the news anymore. Soon CNN is going to have to replace Wolf Blitzer with Usain Bolt.' 2017.05.10

Will Catfish Help Colleen And Tony Ford The Distance Between Spokane And Baton Rouge?

Colleen has doubts about Tony's identity...but Tony also has doubts about Colleen's......and since she admits to Max and Nev that she pretty much started out lying to them, is there anyone in this story who's trustworthy? 2017.05.10S06.E11

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