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Review: 'Better Things' hits a maternal creative high with 'Future Fever'

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Future Fever," the latest episode of FX's comedy "Better Things," created by Pamela Adlon and Louis CK. ...Readf More... //

Better Things Recap: Group Chat

Halfway through its first season, Better Things refuses to sugarcoat its worldview. ...Readf More... //

Better Things Recap: Like Real People

"Woman Is the Something of the Something" is a brilliant commentary on sexism and misogyny.  ...Read More... //

Better Things Recap: Are You Gonna Go My Way?

Theone where Lenny Kravitz comes over for dinner. ...Read More... //

Better Things Recap: Lady Problems

Are you there, God? Its Pamela Adlon and she has some things to say about women and menstruation. ...Read More... //

Better Things Series Premiere Recap: You Are Not Getting Rid of Me

Arent we all asking ourselves, "Where is the freaking graph paper?!" ...Read More... //

Better Things Review: Pamela Adlon Delivers One of Falls Best TV Shows

Welcome to single motherhood, where the kids reign supreme, work is anything but fulfilling and theres plenty of judgment from everyone else. At least thats single motherhood according to Pamela Adlon in her new FX series Better Things, which is one of the best new series to hit the airwaves this fall season. The dark comedy, which she co-created with Louis C.K., features Adlon as Samthe mamma bear to three girls with varying personalities. Theres Max (Mikey Madison), the eldest, who in the pilot begs her mom to get her safe pot and is in full typical teenage angst mode. Middle child Frankie (Hannah Alligood) is a wannabe activist who speaks about cutting off her clitoris in a political protest. Then theres Duke (Olivia Edward), the youngest of the family, who is just a little more mature than she lets on to her mother. ...Read More... //

Review: 3 Kids. No Husband. In Better Things, a Single Mothers Plight.

An actress deals with parenthoods frustrations in this hopeful new comedy, which Pamela Adlon created with Louis C.K. for FX. ...Read More... //

Review: 'Better Things' & 'One Mississippi' show power of autobiographical comedy

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews FX's "Better Things" with Pamela Adlon and Amazon's "One Mississippi" with Tig Notaro, both shows executive produced by Louis C.K.  ...Read More... //

'Better Things': EW review

The opening credits for Better Things are set to John Lennons Mother, a song about the never-ending struggle of relating (or not) to the people who made you which turns out to be a pretty perfect distillation of the shows messy, refreshingly honest midlife vrit. And if its lo-fi look... ...Read More... //