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Photo from ‘The White Lotus’ courtesy of HBO
Arts & CultureIdeas
Marie Glancy O’Shea
Some of the most buzzed-about shows of the past five years invite us to wallow in the foibles and frustrations of high-net-worth characters.
Andre Braugher, a cast member in the television series "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," poses for a portrait at CBS Radford Studios, Nov. 2, 2018, in Los Angeles
Arts & CultureTelevision
John Dougherty
Frank Pembleton, Andre Braugher’s character on “Homicide: Life on the Street,” embodied the struggle to reconcile faith and intellect. Of course—he was educated by the Jesuits.
Profile photos of the late night comedy hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and Stephen Colbert.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jake Martin
In the new podcast, “Strike Force 5,” Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and John Oliver all admitted to a desire for Holy Orders.
Character Carmy Berzatto stands in a kitchen with an apron on.
Arts & CultureTelevision
Brigid McCabe
“The Bear” appears as a series about cooking and restaurant ownership, but really it is a show about grief, growth and community. The power of its Catholic allusions lies within both their cultural depth and their symbolic weight.
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jill Rice
A new Netflix series about the Tour de France highlights the human dramas behind the race.
The TV showrunner Damon Lindelof, in glasses and a black knit hat, picture speaking at Comic Con in 2012.
FaithShort Take
Jim McDermott
Writers often have no experience at leading shows when they get that chance. It's similar for priests who become pastors.