On the Season Two premiere of “Pose,” the FX drama about a group of L.G.B.T. people of color living on the margins of New York City in the 1980s and ’90s, activists are shown protesting inside New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
If almost a decade of watching “Game of Thrones” has taught me anything, it’s that fairy tale endings are for children.
A political satire with Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a constant presidential candidate, “Veep” gleefully exposed the hollowness of unbridled ambition, and it was fun (if also dread-inducing) through Sunday’s finale.
Daenerys Targaryen embodies the element that makes the show so deeply compelling, namely, the quest to throw off the debilitating chains of social convention.