The Crown’s 2nd season plays out domestic drama on an international scale

Season two of The Crown opens with the couple at its helm—Queen Elizabeth and Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh—navigating rocky waters, both literally and figuratively, in a tense marital discussion on a ship out at sea. After his five-month tour to the farthest reaches of the commonwealth, Philip’s infidelity seems more…

Watch this "Royals" parody that skewers ethnic-sidekick tropes

Representation of women in media (or the lack thereof) has been a bit more of a hot-button issue lately, thanks a couple of recent reports from organizations that study such things and more than a few choice thinkpieces from writers who study such reports. And Lorde’s “Royals” has finally taken the crown from “Blurred…