This post could not possibly start with anything other than congratulations to my colleagues Eli Saslow and Barton Gellman, and all the reporters, editors, designers and copy editors who worked with them, who won the Pulitzer Prizes for explanatory journalism and public service for their work covering food stamps and the National Security Agency. I may work behind the wall in opinions, rather than in the newsroom, but it is truly awesome to get to see work like this get recognized, and to feel spurred to push harder on art and artists artists who want to talk about the same kind of big truths that make headlines.
-Alex Graves talks to Alan Sepinwall about filming that scene on last night’s “Game of Thrones.”
-A guide to viewing the coming lunar eclipse.
-Outkast’s full show at Coachella, which I have been too anxious to actually watch.
-I saw the pilot for “The Leftovers” at the Television Critics Association press tour in January, and it is as creepy and compelling as this trailer would suggest, plus more Ann Dowd in a better role than the one “True Detective” gave her: