1. best of 2023
    The Best Songs of 2023 (So Far)From Lana Del Rey, Lil Yachty, and more.
  2. grammys 2023
    Viola Davis Read Her Way to an EGOTAfter winning a Grammy for Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording.
  3. best of 2022
    The Best Songs of 2022This year’s music provided a fleeting and desperately needed moment of salvation.
  4. vulture lists
    The Best Books of 2022Yes, this list features more than one book set in a postapocalyptic world, but have you looked around lately?
  5. let’s do it again
    The 102 Best Movie Sequels of All TimeWho in the world wanted a Top Gun sequel? Not even Tom Cruise, but that didn’t stop Maverick from getting made and soaring in our ranks.
  6. coachella 2022
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of Coachella 2022From Harry Styles’s Shania Twain cameo to … a metal version of the Simpsons theme?
  7. grammys 2022
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2022 GrammysHigh: Anderson Paak’s wig.
  8. An Appreciation of St. Vincent’s Guitar SkillsShe’s one of the best players we’ve got.
  9. The Missy Elliott Renaissance Is HereFew artists are more reflexively self-aware of the music they’re making and image they’re projecting than she is.
  10. The Tupac Biopic Dodged Lawsuits, Feuds, and a Wavering Estate. Was It Worth It?The long and complicated history of All Eyez on Me.
  11. chat room
    Clive Owen on The Knick Finale, Cocaine, and the Plan for Season 2“Well, you can do what you like. You’re Thackery.”
  12. Juliet Rylance on The Knick and Corsets“Cornelia must have been a linebacker in a previous incarnation.”
  13. scene stealers
    The Knick’s Chris Sullivan on Ambulance Drivers and Rat StompingPlus, hints about season two.
  14. chat room
    André Holland on The Knick, Period Pieces, and Bloody Surgery Scenes “But then Steven said, ‘No, no, no. We need blood — much more blood.’”
  15. vulture lists
    16 Shameless Product Placements in TV and Movies“Bing it.”
  16. vulture lists
    Everything Steven Soderbergh Has Done Since He ‘Retired’For example: The Knick.
  17. the more you know
    What Band Did Chris Pratt Dance to in Guardians?“Come and Get Your Love” — and come and get your info about Redbone.
  18. movies
    Director James Gunn on How He Chose the Music in Guardians of the GalaxyELO almost made it in.
  19. behind the music video
    The History Behind 12 Great Weird Al VideosAs told by Weird Al himself.
  20. vulture compendiums
    Michael Bay Is the Michael Bay of Bombastic Quotes“Oh God, I just came up with a bomb shot.”
  21. brief histories
    22 Jump Street and a History of Insecure SequelsOr “meta sequels.” Call them what you will.
  22. 90s nostalgia
    I Want to Grow Old With You: 11 Great Moments From The Wedding SingerRemembering Sandler and Barrymore in better days.
  23. primer
    What Is a Kaiju? Atomic Breath, Huh? An A-Z Glossary of the Godzilla FranchiseIn today’s age of easily disposable pop-culture ephemera, Godzilla represents something rare: stability.
  24. vulture lists
    What Does Heaven Look Like in the Movies?Filmmakers have been trying to crack the afterlife’s code for decades.
  25. brief histories
    ‘You’re Still Here?’: A Brief History of the Movie Post-Credits SequenceThey started way before the Marvel movies.
  26. movies
    Explaining Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s Post-Credits ScenesRead only if you’ve seen the movie (or care nothing about the movie).
  27. vulture lists
    The Greatest Hits of the Muppets’ Dr. Teeth and the Electric MayhemSome people grew up on the Beatles. Then there are those who learned about music through the Muppets’ house band.
  28. alternatives
    4 Insane Jack Ryan Plots Not Yet Made Into FilmsA plot to assassinate the pope?
  29. suggestions
    Found-Footage Movies Are Getting Tired — Here Are 5 Ways to Keep the Genre FreshHow about casting some well-known actors?
  30. side by side
    The Differences Between Spike Lee’s Oldboy and the Original OldboyLess octopus, for one.
  31. spoiler alert
    What Did Thor 2’s Post-Credits Scene Mean?The revealed character offers hints about Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers 2.
  32. spoiler alert
    What Did Thor 2’s Post-Credits Scene Mean?The revealed character offers hints about Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers 2.