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Ted Lasso’s Positivity Is Inspiring. But He Doesn’t Live in the Real World.

Jason Sudeikis’ Golden Globe-winning performance as a permanently sunny soccer coach is an antidote to all the dark antiheroes we see on television. But the show’s feel-good tone sometimes undersells the discipline it takes to be a positive person.

I Play the Dirty Grandma on Every TV Show

Bunny Levine didn’t begin acting until her 50s, but now she’s carved out her own corner of show business by playing just about every dirty old lady on TV and film

‘Good Burger’ Is Proof the Best Stoner Comedies Aren’t About Weed

A classic stoner comedy has less to do with how much the characters are shown smoking and way more to do with its ability to embody the true spirit of the stoner

‘Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ and the Pleasures of the WTF Comedy

Kristen Wiig’s absurdist new film finds its laughs in the strangest places. It’s part of a proud tradition of recent left-of-center comedies — and you’re either on their weird wavelength or you’re not.