HBO’s I May Destroy You might be the best TV show of the year

HBO’s I May Destroy You might be the best TV show of the year

One Good Thing is Vox’s recommendations feature. In each edition, find one more thing from the world of culture that we highly recommend. In “Line Spectrum Border,” the eighth episode of Michaela Coel’s mesmerizing, borderline-perfect dramedy, I May Destroy You, Arabella, a young writer played…

The eerie prescience of HBO’s Watchmen

The eerie prescience of HBO’s Watchmen

One of the most acclaimed TV episodes of the last year is “This Extraordinary Being,” from HBO’s miniseries version of Watchmen, which aired in late 2019. In it, the series’ main character, Angela (Regina King), imbibes a drug called “Nostalgia,” which allows her to enter…

In HBO’s Lovecraft Country, cosmic horrors pale next to the reality of racism

In HBO’s Lovecraft Country, cosmic horrors pale next to the reality of racism

In the second episode of Lovecraft Country, HBO’s engrossing new pulp horror series, one character, George (Courtney B. Vance), keeps thinking about a book. The book in question is the 1903 horror fantasy The House on the Borderland, and its plot is eerily similar to…

These Rams could become stars on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ this summer

These Rams could become stars on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ this summer

When HBO’s “Hard Knocks” pokes its cameras behind the scenes at Rams training camp next month, fans will watch for answers to big questions about a new-look team: Which personalities will set the tone? Which rookies will make immediate impacts? How will this year’s players…