The Americans

Culture

Vengeful Women Dominated Pop Culture in 2018

In light of #MeToo, many more female protagonists resorted to violence.
Kara Weisenstein
12.31.18
tv

The Best Thing on TV This Year Was: 'The Americans'

The series finale of this smart show about undercover Russian spies in the 1980s surpassed all expectations.
Kara Weisenstein
12.19.18
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Finally, We Answer The Question: Is It True Genesis Does What Nintendon't?

On Waypoint Radio 180, we talk real-life fighting games, tactics holes, and HARDCORE gamer marketing.
Danielle Riendeau
8.20.18
tv

'The Americans' Is 'The Sopranos' of This Decade

I can't believe more people aren't obsessed with this show.
Kara Weisenstein
5.31.18
tv

The Best Part of 'The Americans' Is Its Brutally Strong Women

Elizabeth and Paige Jennings are archetypes of female resilience.
Kara Weisenstein
4.12.18
open thread

The Beauty of the Bleak

From 'The Americans' to 'The Banner Saga', find the joy in utter despair.
Rob Zacny
6.26.17
tv

'The Americans' Showrunners Are Just as Shocked About Russia as You Are

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg talk about their Cold War–era drama and how Russian relations have shaped how the audience watches the show.
Devon Maloney
3.7.17
Film

‘Don’t Blink’ on the New Robert Frank Documentary

An intimate portrait that takes you inside the book that changed photography forever.
Francesca Capossela
7.13.16
Stuff

Inside South Africa's Most Notorious Gang

We talked to a former member of the "Americans," the gang that introduced meth to Cape Town.
Charlotte Yates
5.6.15