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May 20, 2018

Claire Danes Says Her And Carrie Mathison Needed To Go On a Break

As stressful as it can be watching Carrie Mathison's exploits on Homeland, it's clearly no less relaxing actually being Carrie Mathison on Homeland — a feeling Claire Danes confirmed while discussing her latest film A Kid Like Jake at Vulture Festival 2018. The actress was joined by co-star Jim Parsons, ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Retta on Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Allegations: ‘I Didn't Appreciate It'

Last January, Babe.net posted an anonymous story from a young woman who accused Aziz Ansari of pressuring her sexually during a date. The story sparked controversy, with questions about whether the article should have been published and how the allegations fit into the greater #MeToo narrative. Retta, a friend of ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Truly Marvelous News! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Renewed for Season 3

Knock ‘em dead some more, Midge, and kick your husband to the curb while you're at it. Variety confirmed that Amazon renewed The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for a third season on the streaming service. The renewal dropped in a (suitably) funny fashion on Saturday evening, when Mrs. Maisel's co-creator, Amy ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Ibiza Writer on Why Netflix Was the Right Place for Her Star-Studded Female Comedy

During Vulture Festival's Ibiza Boozy Brunch event, the film's writer Lauryn Kahn, joined her star-studded cast on stage to share her experience of making her female-led film with Netflix. The streaming service's built-in audience of subscribers played a big role in allowing her creative license with the script, "I think ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Sonequa Martin-Green and Michelle Yeoh Are Not Here For Casting Backlash

When Michelle Yeoh and Sonequa Martin-Green were offered leading roles in Star Trek Discovery, they didn't quite believe it. Two women of color running the show on Starfleet? "Really? Are you sure?""I remember when I first came to Hollywood, and a director, who is a good friend, said if they ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Justin Theroux Would Like to Show You His Back Tattoo

Unlike some people, Justin Theroux is very proud of his back tattoo. At the live recording of Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness at Vulture Festival an audience member asked if Justin could explain the origins of his rather large back tattoo. Jonathan of course encouraged Justin to show us. ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Rachel Bloom Gloriously Roasts Adam Pally For His Shorty Awards Performance

Recently, while announcing the winner for "Best Overall Instagram" at the Shorty Awards, Adam Pally scorched the social-media earth, tearing apart the whole show, in front of, well — everyone who was there for it. It wasn't exactly well received.While Pally has addressed the controversy and Twitter backlash, the true ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Michael Keaton Imparts Special Alumni Wisdom to College Graduates: ‘I'm Batman'

It's college commencement season, dear readers, when celebrities break out their finest mortarboards and pal around with the youths for the sake of a 15-minute speech. Sometimes, there is serenading. Other times, there is free money. (So many ways to fill up time!) But Michael Keaton decided to hark back ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Saturday Night Live Season-Finale Recap: Tina Fey Returns to 30 Rock (and Sarah Palin)

Let them eat sheet cake—and yes, yes, also fight fascism in the streets—as former head writer, Weekend Update host, and all-around badass Tina Fey returns for the season finale of SNL. While the show does find use for Fey's most memorable recurring character, Sarah Palin, she also proffered some sketch suggestions during ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Has a Burn Book, and Tina Fey Is Entry #1

Not everyone can be a Broadway double threat, much to the chagrin of Tina Fey. See, she tried. She really tried! She wants to act in her Mean Girls musical, but when she's demoted from Regina George to Gretchen Wieners to North Shore High School mascot, she soon realizes that ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Wedding Receptions

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were (finally) married in a very royal wedding ceremony on Saturday, which was attended by 600 invited guests, a ton of members of the public, and, oh, just an estimated 1.9 billion people watching worldwide.Afterwards, the newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex celebrated their ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Oprah Had to Change Her Royal Wedding Dress at the Last Minute

Yesterday, royals and celebrities alike headed to Windsor Castle, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in a royal wedding 2.0. Among the select guests was Oprah Winfrey, who showed up in an elegant light-pink dress by Stella McCartney … that she received the morning of the ceremony. ... More »

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May 20, 2018

SNL Sends Donald Trump Off, Sopranos Finale Style

In fear of spoiling a decade-old show and upsetting the ghost of James Gandolfini — hey, we're still not sure of the Peak TV era rules — let's just say SNL took a cue from the Sopranos finale playbook and we may never see Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump impression again. ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Sarah of White House Past Meets Sarah of White House Present on SNL, and They're Both Miserable!

Sarah Palin isn't waxing poetic about those sweet, sweet Russia views from her Alaska house anymore, because she's here to serenade some people in Donald Trump's inner circle — Chorus Line style! — about their complicity in the current state of our country. (But first, let's check in with what ... More »

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May 20, 2018

SNL's Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough Just Want to Bang On-Air

Poor Willie Geist. All that "Norman Rockwell painting come to life" wants to do is read the news for Morning Joe — maybe even get in some witty banter if so inclined — and go the hell home, but Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough make it impossible with their pseudo-sexual ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Here Are Givenchy's Sketches For Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Dress

On Saturday, the moment we'd all been waiting for arrived: Meghan Markle stepped out of her car at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, for her royal wedding with Prince Harry, and we finally got to see her highly-anticipated ceremony dress. Only, it wasn't by Ralph & Russo, Erdem, Burberry or ... More »

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May 20, 2018

SNL Got Their Own Bishop Michael Curry Sermon

It must've been an even busier Saturday than usual over at studio 8H this week, and not just because SNL's season finale was packed with surprise guests. The show also managed to turn around a few royal wedding bits that had only become relevant hours before. Among them was a ... More »

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May 20, 2018

SNL Gets Us Into The Royal Wedding Reception

Just because we aren't among the 200 of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's closest family and friends who were invited doesn't mean we too can't attend the royal wedding reception. Well actually, yes, that's exactly what it means. But luckily, the season finale of SNL was kind enough to get ... More »

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May 20, 2018

Watch the Royal Wedding Bishop's Impassioned Sermon

The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry electrified St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle with a fiery sermon during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding.Speaking of "the power of love," Curry, who is the first African-American to serve as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, evoked the words of the Reverend Martin Luther ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Tracy Morgan Wants You To Know He Loves You

Oprah told him not to talk about it, but Tracy Morgan wants people to know how a near-fatal car crash in 2014 changed him for the better. He also wants y'all to know that he loves you and there's "not a motherfucking thing you can do about it." Even the ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Wendy Williams on Kanye West: ‘He's Not Well'

During Vulture Festival's "Ask Wendy Williams" event, Las Culturistas hosts Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang asked Wendy to play some rounds of "How She Doin," inviting the daytime host to share her thoughts on (Rachel) Meghan Markle, Mariah Carey, Omarosa, and more. When Rogers and Yang brought up Kanye West, ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Crimetown Creators Reveal New Podcast on the RFK Tapes

It looks like the Kennedys are getting the Crimetown treatment, or at least something like it. Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier's hit true-crime podcast chronicles the history of crime in American cities, with their first season looking into organized crime and corruption in Providence, Rhode Island. Though the next season ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Maggie Gyllenhaal Is Getting Tired Of The Sex Scenes In The Deuce

During Vulture Festival 2018's "Maggie Gyllenhaal In Five Acts," the actress sat down in front of an audience to unpack five of her best roles, including her current turn as Eileen "Candy" Merrell in HBO's The Deuce. Candy is a prostitute working Times Square in the 1970's, and Gyllenhaal has ... More »

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May 19, 2018

GLOW Filmed Its KKK Wrestling Match the Day After Trump Was Elected

When Netflix's GLOW was filming its first season in 2016, the cast and crew believed they would debut a show about female wrestlers alongside the debut of the first American female president. And though that dream was squashed on November 8, the loss actually served as a bonding moment for ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard Are Developing a Comedy About James Carville and Mary Matalin

Maggie Gyllenhaal sat down at the 2018 Vulture Festival to talk about five of her favorite projects, all of which involve a lot of crying. From 2002's Secretary to the upcoming second season of HBO's The Deuce, the actress has spent plenty of time inhabiting the lives of women who ... More »

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May 19, 2018

RuPaul Somehow Finds the Time To Watch Every Single Drag Race Audition Video

If you've ever submitted an audition tape to RuPaul's Drag Race, rest assured: Mother Ru herself has indeed watched it. At the Drag Race Vulture Fest panel on Saturday, Bebe Zahara Benet brought up the importance of RuPaul selecting the season-one cast of the revolutionary show. Michelle Visage broke in ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Luc Besson Has Been Accused of Rape, According to Reports

Luc Besson, the director and screenwriter behind Nikita, The Big Blue, and Subway, has been accused of rape, and is currently being investigated by the French authorities, Europe 1, reports. According to the article, an unnamed 27-year old actress made a complaint against Besson on Friday morning. She alleges that ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Marti Noxon Talks ‘Terrifying' Experience Backing Up Sexual Harassment Claim Against Matthew Weiner

Last November, writer Kater Gordon accused Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner of sexual harassing her during her stint as the series' writing assistant in 2008, allegedly informing her she "owed" it to Weiner to let him see her naked. Weiner subsequently denied the allegation. Former Mad Men producer Marti Noxon, ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Reggie Lucas, Producer for Madonna and Guitarist for Miles Davis, Dead at 65

Reggie Lucas, the jazz and R&B guitarist who played alongside Miles Davis and produced the majority on Madonna's debut album, has died at 65, according to his daughter. "After a long and arduous struggle with his physical heart (his emotional one was perfect) he was called home. I wish he'd had ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Sweetbitter Will Explore the Experience of Undocumented Restaurant Workers

Starz's Sweetbitter keeps the novel's scandalous scenes of after-hours hookups and shifting power dynamics, but at the show's panel at Vulture Festival on Saturday, author Stephanie Danler revealed that future episodes will expand to explore subjects the book left out: the trials of undocumented workers in the New York restaurant ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Michelle Visage Hears ‘Miss Vanjie' Everywhere She Goes

Miss Vanjie's meme-launching elimination in the first episode of season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race changed how fans exit a room. Not only did the Puerto Rican drag queen from the house of Mateo leave the runway, backwards, while chanting her own name, but RuPaul could not stop giggling when ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Watch Lea DeLaria Give a Fisting Tutorial at Vulture Festival

Comedian Cameron Esposito spoke to actress Lea DeLaria, a.k.a. Orange Is the New Black's Big Boo, in a live edition of her LGBTQ interview podcast Queery on Saturday at Vulture Festival. In a conversation that explored topics of identity, personality, gender, sexuality, and civil rights, the two queer comedians considered how ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Jennifer Egan Is Working On a ‘Companion' to Visit From the Goon Squad

Author Jennifer Egan — whose novel Manhattan Beach was chosen as the winner of One Book, One New York — sat down with New York editor-in-chief, Adam Moss, at Vulture Festival on Saturday to kick off the citywide book club, and revealed that she's started to work on a sequel ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Cate Blanchett's Cannes Jury Awards Shoplifters, Spike Lee

This year's Cannes Film Festival jury, led by Cate Blanchett and also including Kristen Stewart and directors Ava DuVernay and Denis Villeneuve, gave their top prize to Hirozaku Kore-eda's moving family drama Shoplifters. The second-place prize, known as the Grand Prix, went to Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman. "I take this on ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Watch Taylor Swift Cover "There's Nothin' Holding Me Back" With Shawn Mendes

After leaving a series of clues (and eventually an announcement) on her Instagram stories this week, Taylor Swift brought out Adam Rippon's Canadian crush, Shawn Mendes, as a surprise guest during her performance at Pasadena's Rose Bowl Stadium last night. Swift introduced Mendes by covering the first verse of his ... More »

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May 19, 2018

At Cannes, Asia Argento Makes a Scalding Speech About Harvey Weinstein

The Cannes Film Festival has not always had the best track record when it comes to women, and though the actress Asia Argento was one of the key women to come out early with claims of sexual assault against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, she has faced a rocky reception in ... More »

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May 19, 2018

The Bold Type's Finale Could Have Gone Way Differently

What if Kat had not gone with Adena to Iran? What if Jane didn't leave her job at Scarlet? Or how about if Sutton and Alex continued a different office dalliance? The stars of The Bold Type shared some of the different endings that were shot leading up to the ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Five More Men Accuse James Levine of Sexual Misconduct

Five additional men have accused former Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine of sexual misconduct in a counterclaim filed by the Met on Friday, NPR reports. The filing, which cites seven accusers, two of whom went public with their stories earlier this year, described acts of misconduct spanning over 20 years ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Watch Sterling K. Brown Twerk During a Dance Battle With Brian Tyree Henry

It looks like Sterling K. Brown can now add twerking to his growing resume. In his "Dance Battle" segment on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night, Brown displayed some impressive gluteal coordination as he attempted to master the move "I lost control of my butt." And though his ... More »

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May 19, 2018

The Latest Whitney Houston Documentary is Fixated Far More on her Death Than Her Life

Movies often come in pairs, and now the world has two Whitney Houston documentaries, released within a year of each other, and plenty to pore over regarding the late singer's turbulent life. But the recent release of last year's Showtime documentary Whitney: Can I Be Me is not the reason ... More »

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May 19, 2018

Meghan Markle's Suits Castmates Attend the Royal Wedding

After months of anticipation, some unfortunate paparazzi drama, and a Lifetime biopic, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have officially tied the knot. And in addition to Oprah, Idris, Victoria and David Beckham, Elton John, and a team of other celebrity guests, almost all of Markle's Suits co-stars made the trip ... More »

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May 19, 2018

The Best Moments From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding

On Saturday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married in a truly lovely royal wedding at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The ceremony was sweet and relaxed - well, as relaxed as an affair attended by Queen Elizabeth and Oprah Winfrey can be. Departing from royal traditions, Meghan walked down ... More »

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May 19, 2018

All The Celebrity Guests At the Royal Wedding

On Saturday, celebrity guests showed up early for the royal wedding of British man Prince Harry and America's own Meghan Markle. Well, the guests showed up on time, but many of these fancy attendees started arriving at least a couple of hours before the soon-to-be Duke and Duchess of Sussex ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Did Not Know What a Droid Was When She Auditioned to be One in Solo

Okay, so Phoebe-Waller Bridge claims on The Graham Norton Show that she did, in fact, search the word "droid" prior to her Solo: A Star Wars Story audition. However, she also asserts the results didn't specifically say "a robot." Which makes us wonder if there is some special Google available ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Melissa McCarthy Stars in the Extremely Not-Safe-for-Puppets Happytime Murders Trailer

On one hand, you might be thinking to yourself, "No, I would not like to see a puppet messily ejaculate for a comedically long amount of time." On the other hand, well, you already clicked this post, didn't you? You sure did. As the new exceedingly filthy red-band trailer for ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Book Club Is Basically a Nancy Meyers Movie

What's Good is a weekly column collecting TV, music, movies, and miscellaneous cultural ephemera worthy of your time. Why? Because we like it. Check back Fridays at lunchtime for your guide to what is good.The Best Movie of the Summer, Book Club, is an Eileen Fisher-swathed rom-com about a quartet of ... More »

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May 18, 2018

13 Reasons Why Cancels Premiere Event Due to Santa Fe Shooting

13 Reasons Why has announced it will no longer hold the Los Angeles premiere for its second season after at least ten people were killed at a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday. "Our hearts are with the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting, and with ... More »

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May 18, 2018

A Comprehensive Look at the Alcohol Consumed in Book Club

"Wine … because no good story started with someone eating a salad," someone once said, according to Pinterest. That line, found on totebags and iPhone lock screens the world over, is essentially the premise of Book Club: Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Candice Bergen, and Jane Fonda are longtime friends who ... More »

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May 18, 2018

A Christmas Prince Sequel Is Coming to Netflix's Esteemed Film Catalogue

���� Hear Ye, Hear Ye ����Ms. Amber Moore and His Royal Highness Prince Richard of Aldovia kindly request the honor of your presence at their royal wedding later this year Netflix US (@netflix) May 18, 2018 ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Prepare to Be Blown Away by the Child Actors in the Heartbreaking Capharnaüm

Nadine Labaki's Capharnaüm never mentions abortion by name, but it's one of the most forcefully pro-choice films I've ever seen. It starts with the audacious, hooky premise of a young boy who sues his parents for having him, and over the course of its two hours, it makes its case ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Weddings, Ranked

As we all get ready for Prince Harry, the only bro ever produced by the British monarchy, and Meghan Markle, a biracial American actress really named Rachel, we have to think back on not just all of the royal weddings of the past, but also all of the giant television ... More »

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May 18, 2018

You Can Stream These Vulture Festival Events Live

You might not be able to breathe in the same air as Ava DuVernay at Vulture Festival, but you can still delight in the Oscar-nominated director's wisdom. AT&T will livestream Vulture's sold-out Q&A with the creator and director of Queen Sugar, as wells as cast members Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Being Woke Is Still Not a Genre of Music

Say what you want about Black Eyed Peas. Group mastermind Will.I.Am is incredibly adept at noticing musical shifts and adapting his band to reflect the general temperature of pop music. Remember when BEP worked the festival circuit and made vaguely conscious songs like "Fallin Up"? They were carving out a ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Check Out a New Trailer for Michelle Wolf's Weekly Netflix Series The Break

After stints as a writer on Late Night With Seth Meyers and correspondent on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Michelle Wolf is finally getting a late-night show of her own with The Break, and Netflix just released a brand-new trailer. Announced earlier this year, the weekly half-hour series is ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Shock and Awe Trailer: Another Newspaper Movie

Deadlines, coffee, late copy, government intrigue, loud talking, etc. — Rob Reiner presents: another newspaper movie. Shock and Awe chronicles the United States' entry into the the Iraq war, and the coordinated campaign of misinformation that got us there. Woody Harrelson and James Marsden star as Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel, a pair ... More »

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May 18, 2018

There Are Not a Lot of Reasons to Watch 13 Reasons Why Season Two

The second season of 13 Reasons Why begins with the suggestion that, perhaps, you shouldn't watch it.In a video disclaimer that precedes the first episode, several of the show's stars appear out of character to explain that, just like season one, the series will deal with potentially disturbing subject matter, ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Did You Catch These 3 Cameos in Deadpool 2?

Major spoilers for Deadpool 2 below.As anyone who reads superhero comics can tell you, cameos are a core component of the Deadpool franchise. The character is a proven sales-juicer, so he'll often pop into other people's books in order to give them an anarchic kick, and his own titles often ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Huma Bhabha's New Installation at the Met Brings You Into the Realm of Gods

Huma Bhabha's Frankensteinian bronze effigy/representation of an enigmatic many-faced, double-sexed Ozymandias, now on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is more than a sculpture. Forged in a sculptural infinity of myth, divination, history, religion, war, sacrificial statues, and hallucination, it's closer to an idol — which makes it ... More »

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May 18, 2018

On Chesil Beach Makes a Tasteless Whodunit Out of a Young Woman's Sexuality

It takes a while watching On Chesil Beach for it to dawn on you, with horror, that it's a mystery of sorts. The crime scene is the marriage bed, the weapon is withheld sex, and the suspects parade by in flashback as newlyweds Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle) ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Revisiting the Strange Cinematic Debut of Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds's first appearance as the "Merc With a Mouth" wasn't in 2016's Deadpool. Reynolds actually popped up in the climactic scene at the end of 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine as the merc with no mouth. Literally: He wears a surgically sealed fleshy mess over the lower half of his ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Roseanne Co-Showrunner Whitney Cummings Is Leaving the Show

Whitney Cummings, who helped spearhead the Roseanne revival on ABC as co-showrunner, is moving away from the series. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Cummings is leaving to work on other projects, according to Bruce Helford, who will be Roseanne's sole showrunner going forward. "I think Whitney is going to be too ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Did You Also Miss That Part of Florence's Backstory in On Chesil Beach?

This post contains spoilers for On Chesil Beach, both the book and the movie. As both the book and the film versions of On Chesil Beach remind us, the pair of doomed lovers at the center of the tale are each a product of their times. It's Britain in the ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Jennifer Aniston for President!

Imagine, for a moment, that we aren't living in the darkest timeline, and we actually did end 2016 with a female president, and that female president is … Jennifer Aniston! According to Netflix, the Friends star will lead a movie written by Tig Notaro (who will co-star as First Lady!) ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Deadpool 2 Has a Record-Breaking Thursday, Meaning Not Enough of You Chose Book Club

Deadpool 2 got a pretty fast green light after the first movie became the second-highest grossing R-rated movie of all time, and that sequel is already burning up the box office. For its Thursday preview, Variety reports that Deadpool 2 brought in $18.6 million, which is the highest Thursday take ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Vulture Festival Is This Weekend!

This weekend, May 19 and 20, Vulture is bringing the fifth annual Vulture Festival to New York, presented by AT&T! When you're married for five years, you're supposed to get your partner wood. We considered this for Vulture Festival's fifth year in New York. You know, just inviting the entire ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Ryan Murphy, Wendy Williams, Mindhunter, The Bold Type, and More Join Vulture Festival Lineup

This weekend, May 19 and 20, Vulture is bringing the fifth annual Vulture Festival to New York, presented by AT&T! When you're married for five years, you're supposed to get your partner wood. We considered this for Vulture Festival's fifth year in New York. You know, just inviting the entire ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Deadpool 2 Writers Defend Treatment of Female Characters

Spoilers for Deadpool 2 below.In 1999, writer Gail Simone coined one of the most enduring phrases of modern pop-culture analysis: "women in refrigerators." Now a beloved comics writer, Simone was, at the time, just a fan and critic, and she was upset about a recent Green Lantern story line. It ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Meek Mill Canceled a Trump Meeting, Reportedly Because Jay-Z Told Him It Would Be ‘Problematic'

Though initial reports suggested that Meek Mill would be making a stop at the White House on Friday to discuss prison reform, TMZ now reports that Mill has canceled the visit after a last-minute phone call from Jay-Z. "I was originally scheduled to be part of a panel on Prison ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Watch SZA and Donald Glover Cuddle Among Flowers in Her New ‘Garden' Music Video

Rihanna has declared that this will be the summer of "more is more," and SZA is behaving accordingly. In the new video for "Garden (Say It Like Dat)" (Ctrl's best song, according to this Vulture) SZA is jumping around on the beach, playing in a stream, getting up close and ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Steve Martin and Martin Short Celebrate Friendship in Trailer for An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life

Martin Short and Steve Martin are two American comedy icons, and they're also longtime friends. So don't you want to watch them banter with one another, exchange insults, and maybe do a zany dance routine together in a comedy special? Of course you do, and Netflix is providing us the ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Here's How Grey's Anatomy Snuck a Little Sara Ramirez Cameo Into Its Finale

As Grey's Anatomy bid farewell to Jessica Capshaw and Sarah Drew in its season finale last night, it also looked back on, and hinted at the possible of rekindling, their character's lost loves. Specifically, as the show said good-bye to Arizona and April, it included a reference to Arizona's ex ... More »

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May 18, 2018

The 25 Best Board-Game Mobile Apps

The current golden age of tabletop gaming has also led to a similar surge in apps that adapt board games to tablets and phones, with new ones arriving almost every week — and some games even premiering in digital form at the same time they show up on store shelves. ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Meghan Markle's Suits Co-Stars Are All Suited Up in England, Living Their Best British Lives

If you can style a fascinator with a power suit, you are cordially invited to attend the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The cast of Suits has officially touched down in London town and are quickly making the royal rounds. Gina Torres, Sarah Rafferty, and Rick Hoffman ... More »

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May 18, 2018

In Its Second Season, Atlanta Used Horror to Explore Black Identity

I have loved horror as long as I have loved my blackness. Some of my earliest memories are of sitting in my mother's lap while she braided my hair, the glow of all sorts of monsters and ghouls from her small black-and-white television washing over us. Horror may seem like ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Dave Matthews Band's Violinist Boyd Tinsley Sued for Sexual Misconduct

Boyd Tinsley, the violinist for Dave Matthews Band who is currently taking a break from the group, has been sued for sexual misconduct. Consequence of Sound reports that Seattle musician James Frost-Winn, who previously worked for Tinsley in the band Crystal Garden, is accusing Tinsley of sexual assault, harassment, and ... More »

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May 18, 2018

The Best Witchy Comic You're Not Reading

In a diner nestled somewhere in Portsmouth, a town in the Pacific Northwest, Detective Rowan Black walks into a trap. A bespectacled mad man forces her to step into a pool of gasoline as he holds a lighter over it. But a simple incantation from Rowan deflects the flame, consuming ... More »

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May 18, 2018

The 30 Best Superhero Movies Since Blade

This list was first published in 2014, and has been updated periodically to reflect new superhero movie releases. ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Are You Ready for the Summer of Thirsting After Andy Garcia?

Every summer gets the heartthrob it deserves. Last year we had Tom Holland, Ansel Elgort, and Timothée Chalamet, bless all of their sweet, tender 20-something hearts. But now we're living in a post-"Nice for What" reality. We're like three tweets away from nuclear war and/or a presidential indictment. Kanye is ... More »

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May 18, 2018

How to Talk to Girls at Parties Finds a Way to Make Punk-Rock Aliens Uncool

This review originally ran during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.Young love has been used to great effect as a canvas for the fantastical, and How to Talk to Girls at Parties follows a long line of narratives in which the object of desire is literally a zombie or vampire or ... More »

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May 18, 2018

A Timeline of TV's Working-Class Sitcoms

There's a truism that's been making the rounds for a while now, an idea that TV ignores working-class families. There is a sea of TV series about families whose problems skim the surface of financial reality, stories about people who are oblivious to amorphous, inescapable class anxieties in the way ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Jimmy Fallon Fills Tina Fey's Eyes With Cursed Images

On Thursday, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon brought us our much needed dose of Tina Fey, followed quickly by several things that, as Fallon himself put it, "you can't unsee." Fey stopped by The Tonight Show in her run up to hosting SNL's season finale this weekend. She was ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet Will Break Your Heart in Beautiful Boy

A first glimpse at , starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. In theaters this fall. Full trailer coming soon. Beautiful Boy (@beautifulboymov) May 18, 2018Based on the memoir Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff, the film chronicles the author's struggles with his son's addiction ... More »

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May 18, 2018

Warner Bros. Wins Bidding War for Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights

After escaping the clutches of Harvey Weinstein, the movie rights for Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2008 musical In the Heights have been won by Warner Bros. The win comes after a bidding war with several studios, according to Variety. Miranda is producing, and John Chu of Crazy Rich Asians will direct the ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Grey's Anatomy Season-Finale Recap: Dearly Beloved

What. A. Freaking. Day. No Grey's Anatomy wedding ever goes smoothly, so you knew there'd be hijinks and DRAMA on Alex and Jo's big day, but all the hijinks and all the DRAMA? What a treat. It was delightful to be crying tears of joy at the end of a ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Southern Charm Recap: Don't Shop Believing

I had a really hard time with the "all-male" dinner at Patricia's house because, well, on the surface it seems like something I would enjoy immensely. Here are six handsome assholes all wearing suits — sorry, five handsome assholes and JD, who is just an asshole — and a wealthy, snarky dowager ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Sony Crackle Lays Off Employees Amid Restructuring

Video streaming service Sony Crackle is laying off 12 employees in a restructuring, which is part of a larger effort to cut costs at the studio, according to a report by Variety. The service will be merging its digital ad sales and digital ad solutions departments, along with a consolidation ... More »

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May 17, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: These Violent Delights Have Gaggy Ends

RuPaul's Drag Race: These Violent Delights Have Gaggy EndsFour StarsWe knew RuPaul, that trickster, would pull a stunt. Whether it's a double elimination, the shocking return of an eliminated contestant, or some shenanigans wherein eliminated contestants return to vote on who makes the finals (haha, that would be silly), every ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio Could Be Teaming Up Again

Deadline is reporting that Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio may be teaming up on a biopic about Ulysses S. Grant. This is great news for anyone who has missed seeing DiCaprio act grizzled and angry. The film is set to be based on the biography Grant by Ron Chernow, which ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Jersey Shore Family Vacation Recap: I Rebuke You, Satan

Sometimes I imagine Ron's daughter sitting down to watch Jersey Shore Family Vacation years in the future, like it's her personal, largely depressing version of How I Met Your Mother. His deserved scolding by Jenni ends with him getting choked up and reaffirming his loyalty to Jen (with whom he ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Bring Your Patti's Pies to Kat Dennings and Malin Akerman's Friendsgiving

Finally, a friendsgiving that isn't planned at the last minute with random Facebook invites. Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, and Jane Seymour will star in Friendsgiving, a comedy about an especially messy Thanksgiving dinner between friends, written and directed by Nicol Paone (The Big Gay Sketch Show). Billions star Akerman plays ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Let's Rank All the Weddings on Grey's Anatomy

As that dog selling newspapers in The Muppets Take Manhattan once said, "Somebody's getting married!" Or, if you're on long-running prime-time soap Grey's Anatomy, everybody's getting married! The wedding extravaganza between Alex Karev and Jo Wilson during the season-14 finale marks the 13th wedding to take place on the medical ... More »

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May 17, 2018

13 Reasons Why Starts With a New Disclaimer Warning Some Viewers Not to Watch the Show

When Netflix's suicide drama 13 Reasons Why first debuted last year, it was embroiled in a controversy over a graphic scene depicting a student taking her own life. The scene drew backlash from mental-health groups, schools, parents, and even entire countries, who criticized it, and the show as a whole, ... More »

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May 17, 2018

How Arctic Monkeys Tapped Into the Nostalgia of Space

When Stanley Kubrick set about making 2001: A Space Odyssey in the 1960s, his goal wasn't just to make a movie set in space, a genre that, even then, already had a number of examples, ranging from gloriously terrible to pretty great. Instead, he sought to re-create the future: to ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Catfish's Nev Schulman Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

MTV has temporarily suspended production on Catfish: The TV Show while it investigates sexual-misconduct claims against the show's host, Nev Schulman, the Daily Beast reports.In a statement, an MTV spokesperson said, "We take these allegations very seriously. We're working with Critical Content, our third party production company, to conduct a thorough investigation."This is ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Ariana Grande Wasn't Sure She'd Ever Perform Again After Manchester Bombing

Ariana Grande has done little press since the May 2017 terrorist attack at her Manchester concert that killed 22 people. Now she has opened up in a Time cover story about her mental health in the aftermath of the tragedy, and described how her tribute concert came together. Her manager ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Lando Is Pansexual, Says Solo Writer

If you wondered whether or not Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian was flirting with Alden Ehrenreich's Han or with his droid L3-73 (voiced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge) in Solo, the answer is, maybe both! In an interview with HuffPost, the film's screenwriter Jonathan Kasdan was asked if the broadly flirtatious Lando was ... More »

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May 17, 2018

What to Expect From Dissect's Deep Dive on Frank Ocean

If you like hip-hop, podcasts, and ludicrously close reads of song lyrics, you're in luck. Dissect, one of the more interesting music podcasts around, returns for its third season this week, and this time, it's going deep on Frank Ocean's critically acclaimed 2016 album, Blonde.Self-described as a serialized music podcast, ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Steven Yeun Makes His Leading-Man Korean Film Debut in Burning

Easy-listening jazz wafts through Lee Chang-dong's Burning, but it's not the smoky American variety one associates with Haruki Murakami, whose short story "Barn Burning" the film is based on. It's a kind of anemic, amniotic variety, primarily there to soften the edges of tastefully modern cafés and condos inhabited by ... More »

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May 17, 2018

Gillian Anderson Will Be Your Sex Therapist in Netflix's Sex Education

Gillian Anderson may be retiring Dana Scully once and for all, but she's already got her next series role lined up. Deadline reports that Anderson will star as a sex therapist in the new Netflix show Sex Education. Asa Butterfield will star as her son, an awkward high-school boy who ... More »

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May 17, 2018

The Deadpool Moment

This article was originally published in February 2016, in advance of the release of Deadpool.In an entertainment landscape that's become astoundingly dense with spandex-wearing crusaders and vigilantes, Deadpool stands alone for a number of reasons. The character is queer, mentally ill, a rape victim, a cancer patient, and a remorseless ... More »

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