Melanie McFarland

Melanie McFarland is Salon's TV critic. Follow her on Twitter: @McTelevision

Elizabeth Holmes' all-American scam: HBO's "The Inventor" reveals the science of the con Melanie McFarland
What Netflix wants you to want: Breezy "Turn Up Charlie" is in, "One Day at a Time" is out Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: "Billions" makes organized crime on Wall Street and in politics fun to watch Melanie McFarland
"SNL" star Aidy Bryant glows in "Shrill," a comedy about refusing to diminish your light Melanie McFarland
"The Good Fight" gets ruthless: Now when they go low, the gloves come off Melanie McFarland
The perils of "dangerous" comedy, or what makes a notorious warlord laugh? Melanie McFarland
Neil Gaiman wishes his "American Gods" series wasn't so "nightmarishly timely" Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: "The Case Against Adnan Syed" resumes first "Serial" mystery Melanie McFarland
"After Neverland," R. Kelly's CBS meltdown, and the insidious patterns we refuse to see Melanie McFarland
Skinemax meets "Twin Peaks"? Our wild interview on "Now Apocalypse," a totally bonkers show Melanie McFarland
Luke Perry dies at 52: Farewell to "Beverly Hills, 90210" bad boy Dylan McKay Melanie McFarland
Letting go of Michael Jackson: "Leaving Neverland" wakes us from a false dream Melanie McFarland
Smart Watch: Killer Mike and Kal Penn explain it all in In "Trigger Warning" and "This Giant Beast Melanie McFarland
The Michael Cohen Show: Where GOP politicians angle to become Trump's new co-stars Melanie McFarland
What "O.G." star Jeffrey Wright learned from the real inmate actors in his new HBO film Melanie McFarland