New and returning shows: The Strain, The Bridge, Masters of Sex

TV used to be a barren wasteland in the summer. It was home to countless reruns and programs the networks didn’t deem good enough to air when people were huddled into their homes to avoid winter’s cold embrace. These days, between the fact that we now have DVRs, people hate doing things away from their…

The Leftovers is a Study in Sorrow

Imagine someone you knew and cared about just disappearing. Gone. No trace of them. That’s the premise of HBO’s The Leftovers. It’s a show about grief and loss. The struggle of moving on. The world of The Leftovers can’t move on from this mysterious disappearance. Most people think it’s the Rapture, even if a number…