” Julia Louis-Dreyfus is just perfect in ‘Veep.’ She gets to show off the spiky claws beneath her patrician finesse. The obvious way to play ‘Veep’ would be to make Louis-Dreyfus a folksy heroine, one with more common sense or populist heart than her enemies. But she isn’t one. “


” ‘American Horror’ is the debasement of the suburban family, the way a lonely kid would have imagined it in the Seventies. “


” Hardly anyone liked R.E.M. who didn’t like them way too much, so part of being an R.E.M. fan meant getting wildly overinvested and then feeling vaguely disappointed by whatever they did next. “


” In the old days, when a star left a still-thriving hit show, they’d celebrate by killing him or her off. But ‘The Office’ dispatched Michael Scott in a crueler and more final way: they made him normal. Since we’re talking about Michael Scott, ‘normal’ might be stretching it, obviously. “



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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is just perfect in

Hardly anyone liked R.E.M. who didn
In the old days, when a star left a still-thriving hit show, they

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