1. tv review
    Living With Yourself Doubles the Paul Rudd, Doubles the Fun Playing against himself, the endlessly likable actor ably carries this funny, smart, Charlie Kaufman–esque series.
  2. close reads
    Every Succession Episode Is a Contained Explosion The series turns each hour into a distinct battleground, where characters vying for their own self-interest are also inextricably linked.
  3. scams but make it fun
    Craig Ferguson to Host The Hustler, the Game Show With a Scam Built Right In Our national love of scams has finally filtered down to the networks.
  4. books
    Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo Both Win This Year’s Booker Prize The rules for the fiction award technically prohibit a tie, but rules are meant to be broken.
  5. why america why?
    Oh No, Sean Spicer Dressed as Woody From Toy Story on Dancing With the Stars Dance like no one’s watching and there’s a snake in your boot.
  6. trailer mix
    Lady and the Tramp Trailer: A Dog Adventure More Romantic Than Your Entire Life Aw, they gave the Tramp a Save the Cat moment. Or, in this case, Save the Puppies.
  7. hindsight
    Pharrell Rebukes ‘Blurred Lines’ After Realizing We Have a ‘Chauvinist Culture’ ’My mind opened up to what was actually being said in the song and how it could make someone feel.’
  8. lawsuits
    Jeremy Renner’s Ex-Wife Claims He Threatened to Kill Her Renner is being accused of verbal and emotional abuse, and being under the influence when he had physical custody of their daughter.
  9. casting
    Zoë Kravitz to Star As Catwoman in Upcoming Batman Sometimes the right choice is the obvious one.
  10. deaths
    Literary Critic Harold Bloom Dead at 89 He taught his last class at Yale last week.
  11. reunited and it feels so good
    Sarah Silverman Returns to Late Night With HBO Pilot Hulu isn’t worthy.
  12. vhs lives
    Disney+ Reveals Streaming Lineup of Mostly Old, Forgotten Movies Yes, these titles are all real. Even and especially Fuzzbucket.
  13. new yorker festival 2019
    Liz Phair Just Wants to Live in a Period Drama and Help Cows Build Villages Let’s get her on The Crown.
  14. trailer mix
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Wears Many Hats in Season 3 Trailer Perhaps she’s hiding her 16 Emmys under there.
  15. el camino
    The Breaking Bad Movie Almost Had a Very Different Ending Vince Gilligan reveals his bleak alternate ending for El Camino. (And why he changed his mind.)
  16. agenda
    15 Things to Do in New York City Over the Next Two Weeks Peter Dinklage in Cyrano, the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Adam Rapp’s new play, and more.
  17. backstories
    How El Camino Pulled Off Its Surprise Walt and Jesse Reunion “Both of us had to wear these ridiculous looking cloaks, like we were part of a very, very, very demented cult.”
  18. the end of a world
    Fortnite Is Dead. Long Live Fortnite. Your favorite video game was sucked into a black hole this weekend.
  19. music
    Kanye’s New Music Might Now Arrive On October 25, But We’ve Been Burned Before His IMAX movie Jesus Is King premieres on October 25, so either way, something to look forward to.
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