Stories by Heather Havrilesky

Heather Havrilesky is TV critic for She co-created Filler, a popular cartoon on, with illustrator Terry Colon. Her writing has appeared in New York Magazine, Spin, The Washington Post and NPR's All Things Considered. subscribe to Heather Havrilesky's feed

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: Salon

The actor's transfixing blend of gruffness and vulnerability breathed life into most memorable TV protagonist ever.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Not even Vincent Gallo's penis – appearing now in 'The Brown Bunny' – can upstage the theatrical self-indulgence that makes Gallo an archetype of the troubled artist.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2002, Source: Salon

Three kindergarten girls are here to save the day. Are they making the world safe for female heroes, or making female heroes safe for the world? Who cares?

Posted on: May 20, 2002, Source: Salon

In the competitive world of online dating, singles brand themselves as sexy commodities. But what happens when the wrapping comes off?