Inside: Russian Doll

Ken Eisner

Like the famous nesting doll of the title, stories within stories mark this ingenious series, built around its main creator, Natasha Lyonne, who plays a delightfully noxious New Yorker who -- how shall we put this? -- dies every day, only to find herself back in the bathroom at her own 36th birthday party. The show manages to combine existential horror with a Nora Ephron touch, getting slightly bogged down in answering its own questions before hitting an uplifting finish.

Meta Snowglobe Nightmare

Natasha Lyonne’s East Village meta snowglobe nightmare


Russian Doll explained

Russian Doll explained – quite well. But heavy spoilers so don’t watch this if you plan to watch the show.


Sweet Birthday Baby

Every single sweet birthday baby and its consequences. Just for fun.