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  1. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is the Academy Ready to Forgive Will Smith?He’s banned from the ceremony for the next ten years, but could Will Smith nab a nomination for Emancipation anyway?
  2. ho ho ho
    Sexy Santas, RankedThere’s something about that twinkle in his eye …
  3. the industry
    What the Holiday 100 Reveals About Our Love of Christmas MusicIt’s Mariah’s world (obviously) — but Ariana and Kelly are settling into it.
  4. profile
    Brace Yourself for Jordan E. Cooper’s Ain’t No Mo’In his bawdy Broadway debut, no one is safe.
  5. the vulture transcript
    Gangs of London Won’t Hold Anything BackThe cast and creatives behind AMC+’s brutal action series discuss their choreography of chaos.
  6. remembrance
    Christine McVie’s Perfect VoiceShe was Fleetwood Mac’s most reliable songwriter, but the ache in her voice was just as important as her words.
  7. vulture lists
    35 Musicians Confess Their Favorite Christmas SongsAnnie Lennox loves the Pogues. Santigold loves Otis Redding. Kacey Musgraves loves Kacey Musgraves.
  8. vulture asks
    What’s Your Favorite Christine McVie Fleetwood Mac Song?Whatever baggage you brought, Christine sang you through it.
  9. good one podcast
    All Hail Matt Rogers, the Prince of ChristmasThe comedian talks his new special, longtime partnership with Bowen Yang, and the power of drag.
  10. book review
    Kathy Acker Wanted EverythingEat Your Mind, a new biography of the writer and punk feminist icon, is both maddening and compulsively readable.
  11. start here
    Want to Try Bad With Money? Start Here.Highlighting the best episode of Gaby Dunn’s podcast.
  12. ‘talk!’
    My Coffee With Stanley KubrickIn 1964, a professor wrote to Kubrick about Dr. Strangelove’s structural “duplication of sexual intercourse.” He wrote back — and asked to meet.
  13. underrated
    Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Deserved So Much MoreFun rowdy screenings in theaters, for starters, according to comedian Fortune Feimster.
  14. music notes
    How Nicholas Britell Made Star Wars Sound Nothing Like Star WarsThe Andor composer created an individual soundscape for each episode of the 12-part first season.
  15. buffering
    Three Big Questions About Disney’s Streaming FutureBob Iger’s back. What does that mean for Disney+?
  16. the vulture transcript
    Rian Johnson Breaks Open the Benoit Blanc Cinematic UniverseThe director explains how Glass Onion sets the tone for the Knives Out mysteries to come.
  17. set visit
    I Made a Lifetime Christmas Movie!Over 100 made-for-TV holiday movies will premiere this season. Here’s what it’s like to work on one.
  18. movie review
    The Knives Out Sequel Is Bigger and Better Than the OriginalRian Johnson’s Glass Onion is more precisely designed, sitting with its characters rather than immediately showing off their decay.
  19. overnights
    Andor Season-Finale Recap: Foregone ConclusionsIf this episode flirts with turning the details of rebellion into inspirational platitudes, at least the series has shown its work.
  20. the vulture transcript
    Welcome to Chippendales Is More Than Tearaway Pants and Butt CheeksKumail Nanjiani, Annaleigh Ashford, and EPs Rob Siegel and Jenni Konner unpack the scandals at the heart of the Hulu miniseries.
  21. the vulture transcript
    ‘I Owe My Entire Life to Laurie Strode’Jamie Lee Curtis traces her every success — from Trading Places to Freaky Friday to Knives Out — straight back to Halloween.
  22. the church of animation
    Andrew Stanton Remembers When ‘Nobody Wanted to Make’ Wall-EThe director revisits the making of his Pixar classic, which has joined the Criterion Collection.
  23. emergency discussion
    The Menu Gets That Fine Dining Is a CultObscure location, insufferable clientele, and staff at the end of their rope — this horror-comedy’s got a lot in common with reality.
  24. exit interview
    ‘Can We Do It One More Time?’Dead to Me creator Liz Feldman on saying good-bye with an ellipsis …
  25. ask an expert
    What Would Breaking Up Ticketmaster and Live Nation Actually Do?“They don’t have a Ticketmaster in Europe. They have competition, and ticket prices are lower.”
  26. profile
    The Spectacular Life of Octavia E. ButlerThe story of the girl who grew up in Pasadena, took the bus, loved her mom and grandmother, and wrote herself into the world.
  27. finale thoughts
    Linda Cardellini Sets Dead to Me FreeHow Judy Hale’s “greatest achievement” made the final twist possible.
  28. dos jager bombs
    Adam DiMarco and Haley Lu Richardson Are Reading Your White Lotus Theories“They were like, ‘If Portia doesn’t get on this she deserves to be one of the people in a body bag.’”
  29. respect the classics
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2022 Rock Hall Induction CeremonyThat “Jolene” super-jam is going in the history books.
  30. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will Damien Chazelle’s Babylon Go Bust?Damien Chazelle’s Jazz Age orgy earned poisonous buzz in its L.A. premiere. But it only takes a few die-hards to see a misunderstood masterpiece.
  31. remember that time
    Taylor Swift Playing a Dead Body on CSI Sums Up Her Entire BrandThe guest spot marks one of the first instances in Swift’s long-standing pattern of depicting experimentation as essential to self-discovery.
  32. vulture festival 2022
    The Faces of Vulture Festival 2022Jamie Lee Curtis, Kumail Nanjiani, the Super Troopers, and many others paid a visit to our photo studio.
  33. pro wrestling
    How to Build the World’s Most Lovable DoucheMJF is the most exciting heel wrestling has seen in a long time, and he might just be its next big hero.
  34. movie review
    The Menu Is Deliciously MeanRalph Fiennes is a celebrity chef from hell in a film that feels like an unhinged sibling to The Bear.
  35. the vulture transcript
    Going West with the Cast of Tulsa KingThe Paramount+ series showrunner and stars break down the mechanics of dropping a mobster in the middle of Oklahoma.
  36. good one podcast
    Don’t You Dare Call Kumail Nanjiani a Former ComedianThere was a moment earlier when you said, “You were a comedian,” and that hurt my feelings. I was like, This motherfucker over here.
  37. on location
    The Best New York Is Your New YorkIn bringing Fleishman Is in Trouble’s 2016 city to 2022 screens, I discovered how to avoid the nostalgia trap.
  38. a long chat
    Audie Cornish, ReconsideredOn the eve of her new CNN podcast, the former NPR host talks to us about her career, her old job, and missing the podcast boom.
  39. 1.5x speed
    13 Food Podcasts to Listen to While BriningFrom recipe debates to actual food science.
  40. close read
    The Crown Did Diana DirtySeason five’s diminishment of the “people’s princess” as petulant and reckless feels like nefarious intent hidden behind fictional license.
  41. finale thoughts
    Zazie Beetz Lays Van to RestSeven years playing Atlanta’s most wayward character has brought the actor clarity: “The character is a part of my transformation.”
  42. grammys 2023
    Beyoncé Leads the 2023 Grammy Nominations With 9Kendrick Lamar, Brandi Carlile, and Adele follow close behind.
  43. start here
    Want to Try Podcast But Outside? Start Here.Highlighting the best episode of Andrew Michaan and Cole Hersch’s podcast for newcomers.
  44. podcasts
    What Happened to Ana MendietaShe was a pathbreaking artist, hungry for recognition. A podcast reexamines how her 1985 death made headlines instead.
  45. comedy review
    Mike Birbiglia’s Existential ExercisesIn his Broadway show The Old Man and the Pool, the comedian dives into the anxieties of aging.
  46. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is The Fabelmans Still Our Front-runner?Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical time capsule debuts on the back of a starry AFI Fest relaunch and a rapturous Academy screening.
  47. comedy review
    Lil Rel Howery Is So Happy to Be HereI Said It. Y’all Thinking It. isn’t a special about genre-defining narrative precision. It’s about feeling very, very good.
  48. finales
    The Good Fight Carries OnAfter six seasons spent toying with escapism, the frequently surreal legal drama ends with its feet on the ground.
  49. batman
    An Oral History of ‘Batman: The Animated Series’The show that defined the Dark Knight for a generation, in the words of its creators and stars.
  50. grammys 2023
    ‘It’s the Damn Song’Three songwriters on the importance of the new Songwriter of the Year Grammy.
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