Ben Philippe

Ben was the TV Editor at Inverse. He originally hails from Montreal and is a graduate of Columbia University with an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. His writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Playboy, The Observer, AV Club, Thrillist, Vox, and others.

Ben’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Five Quarterly, Louisiana Literature, and Bookanista. He is also the author of several books: Charming As A Verb, The Field Guide to the North American Teenager, and Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend.

Seven different Game of Thrones-based personality quizzes say he’s "Littlefinger."


Why Melisandre Will Be the Most Important Character of Season 6 of 'Game of Thrones'

Everyone is looking to Jon Snow, but we predict big things for the Red Priestess.


Telling Your 'American Crime' Apart From Your 'American Crime Story'

Keeping track of your American crimes in the crowded landscape of courtroom drama anthologies.


That Obscure Comedy Show You're Looking For Is Probably on Seeso

One month in, the specialized streaming service might be the way of the future for those who only use Netflix to binge comedies, anyway.


Kit Harington, Please Stop Lying About Jon Snow

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 is nearing. Why is the actor playing so many head games?


Marnie, Alex Vause, and the Other 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriends' of Television

Unlike the CW's Rachel Bloom, these over-the-top TV exes are all one song short of a full musical.


'Game of Thrones'' Season 6 Morality Alignment

Is there even still a "Lawful Good" on this freaking show?


6 Supposedly Likable TV Characters Real Humans Reflexively Root Against

These are the "protagonists"we wish would step into an open elevator shaft.


Netflix Will Spend $6 Billion on Programming in 2016. It's Not Surprising.

Binge-watch feeding is an expensive game.


Did 'Cloverfield' Deserve Its Spiritual Sequel '10 Cloverfield Lane'?

With '10 Cloverfield Lane' around the corner, do we have reason to be excited for J.J. Abram's new movie?


Adam Driver's 'Saturday Night Live' Appearance Proves That He Has Arrived

Mask on (Kylo Ren) or mask off, Driver's star is rising fast.


Why China's Ban of Marvel's 'Deadpool' Isn't Surprising

 Without the Chinese market to tap into, the pressure is on Marvel's 'Deadpool.'