Oct 19, 2012 — Julie Klam's new book Friendkeeping is a serious — and funny — look at adult friendships. It's a surprisingly rare thing, and she and I spoke about why friendships are such a neglected science and how we keep them up as we get older.
Oct 17, 2012 — There's a common sense among TV fans that if any two people are close enough, fans are entitled to see them kiss. This is a mistake.
Oct 16, 2012 — Pop culture, like real life, plays around a lot with the term "best friend." But now and then, it gets the not-romantic intimacy of close friendships exactly right.
Oct 15, 2012 — Television comedy used to be almost exclusively about families and workplaces. Shows about groups of friends with nothing else to tie them to each other have their own ideas of emotional closeness.