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Stories by Willa Paskin
Willa Paskin is Salon's staff TV writer.
Netflix's Hilarious, Addictive New Series about Life at a Low-Security Women’s Prison
Posted on: Jul 13, 2013, Source: Salon
"Orange Is the New Black" is explicitly about the consequences of breaking bad, but never glorifies it.
"Newsroom" Star Emily Mortimer: Americans Are Dangerously Uninformed
Posted on: Jun 22, 2012, Source: Salon
"The Newsroom's" Emily Mortimer calls the Tea Party a "lunatic fringe," and says Americans fall too easily for lies.
"Mad Men's" Genius Fifth Season
Posted on: Jun 12, 2012, Source: Salon
The finale couldn't top Fat Betty, a shocking death or "Zou Bisou." But after a riveting run, bring on year six.
"Push Girls:" A Look at the New Reality TV Show About Four Attractive, Wheelchair-bound Women
Posted on: Jun 5, 2012, Source: Salon
They may be in wheelchairs, but they do not get special treatment. Just like everyone else on reality TV, they will be allowed, on occasion, to make fools of themselves.
"It's Not You. It's Jesus." How TV Reflects Our Odd Attitude Towards Chastity
Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Salon
There are three fictional adults grappling with their virginities with varying amounts of shame in big-name TV shows.
"Shameless": TV's Dysfunctional Sweethearts May Be One of the Most Underappreciated Shows
Posted on: Apr 2, 2012, Source: Salon
"Shameless" may be the most purely entertaining series that is fundamentally a tragedy.
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