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  1. obits
    Lisa Loring, TV’s Original Wednesday Addams, Dead at 64Jenna Ortega paid tribute to Loring in her viral dance scene.
  2. obits
    Motown Songwriter Barrett Strong, Dead at 81He co-wrote “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Heard It Through the Grapevine.”
  3. the vulture spot
    The Mahogany Drive Crew Swaps Improv Horror StoriesShould every improv feel like your first? Sounds immensely stressful.
  4. the vulture spot
    All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt Was an Exercise of ‘Trust and Play’Talking about the water cycle at the Vulture Spot.
  5. development hell
    Jordan Peele Would Rather Watch a Live-Action Akira Than Make ItTaika Waititi is the most recent filmmaker to take on the beast of development hell.
  6. coming soon
    Apple TV+ Says Gay Rights, Makes Frog and Toad ShowAre Frog and Toad just friends?
  7. the vulture spot
    Flora and Son Wants to Show How the Internet Isn’t All BadFalling in love over Zoom, as directed by Once’s John Carney.
  8. this week in late night
    Andie MacDowell’s Raya Profile Won Late Night This WeekPlus, Sam Morrison’s Late Night stand-up set and Natasha Lyonne giving Peter Falk.
  9. harley > griff
    Adam Scott No Longer Feels Weird About Hugging Shawn HunterRider Strong has no recollection of being weirded out by Adam Scott’s hug.
  10. cancellations
    HBO Max Announces Final Seasons of Doom Patrol and TitansSpoiler Alert: It’s the seasons that are currently airing.
  11. exits
    Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 Showrunner Krista Vernoff Exits Both ShowsOr, “A Shake-Up in Shondaland.”
  12. vulture fashion week
    Doja Cat Trolls Paris Fashion WeekYou wanted lashes? I got your friggin’ lashes.
  13. justice for nope
    The Writers Guild Awards Give Nope Its DueMeanwhile in animation, The Simpsons is nominated for three episodes.
  14. thx
    Austin Butler Says ‘Thank You, Thank You Very Much’ to Ex Vanessa HudgensFor believing he could play Elvis.
  15. the vulture spot
    The Persian Version’s Layla Mohammadi Has Her Elevator Pitch Down“Everything they thought they knew about each other is upended,” says director Maryam Keshavarz.
  16. the vulture spot
    The Cast and Crew of Bad Behaviour Get Interviewed by AILike Frost/Nixon, but way dumber.
  17. fancasts
    Who Should Perform at the Coronation of King Charles?Vulture has some suggestions.
  18. tool time
    Pamela Anderson Says Tim Allen Flashed Her on the Set of Home ImprovementThe story comes from her upcoming memoir, Love, Pamela.
  19. last night on late night
    Watch Sharon Stone Do Whatever This Is on SNLShe helped Sam Smith sing “Gloria,” by … TBD.
  20. last night on late night
    The Many George Santoses of Late NightBowen Yang, Jon Lovitz, Harvey Guillén, and Nelson Franklin all took a stab.
  21. rip
    These Shows Got the Axe Over Lunar New Year WeekendRIP Vampire Academy, Cobra Kai, NCIS: LA, The Mosquito Coast, and One of Us Is Lying.
  22. california
    Actor Julian Sands Missing on California’s Mount BaldyThis past year saw record snowfall in California.
  23. trailer mix
    Invincible Season 2 Kinda Sorta Gets a Release DateIs “late 2023” too vague for you? Too bad.
  24. trailer mix
    Cobra Kai Is Closing Down the Dojo After Six SeasonsPerhaps the Valley can finally heal from the scourge of constant karate wars.
  25. this week in late night
    Leslie Jones’s Guest-Hosting Gig Won Late Night This WeekPlus a new “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” and Nelson Franklin perfectly cast as George Santos.
  26. party report
    Poker Face’s Natasha Lyonne Is Finally Playing Someone Who Likes PeopleRian Johnson and Lyonne explain how they created the next iconic sleuth.
  27. party report
    Benjamin Bratt Has More Fun Playing the Bad GuyHe portrays a merciless head of security menacing Natasha Lyonne on Peacock’s Poker Face.
  28. my single is dropping
    J. Cole Googles Self, Drops New Song“procrastination (broke)” is a collab between Cole and producer bvtman.
  29. gamer girls
    Someone Come Debug Keke Palmer’s Sims GameMaybe it’s a problem with Wicked Whims?
  30. keeping up with the kardashians
    Kim Kardashian Buys Cross Necklace Worn by Princess DianaThe Attallah Cross was only ever worn by the late princess.
  31. coming soon
    A Michael Jackson Biopic Is Coming From Antoine FuquaAnd the producer of Bohemian Rhapsody.
  32. break ups to break ups
    This Season’s Highly Specific Breakup Anthems, RankedEveryone is smoking on ex packs right now.
  33. linda tarr
    Cate Blanchett Tried to Mean Girls the Critics Choice AwardsNot by getting hit by a bus but by trying to share her award.
  34. obits
    Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Dead at 95She was once known as “the most beautiful woman in the world.”
  35. can i get an amen?
    These Critics Choice Awards Acceptance Speeches Are All the Self-help You NeedThank you, Sheryl Lee Ralph.
  36. awards chatter
    Here Are the Winners of the 2023 Critics Choice AwardsWho Won, Who Lost, Who didn’t show up because they had COVID?
  37. this week in late night
    A Cranky Seth Meyers Won Late Night This WeekPlus, Jenny Zigrino’s Late Late Show stand-up set and Leslie Jones yelling about Santa Claus.
  38. underrated
    The Bold Satirical Silliness of Black DynamiteStand-up Matt Braunger explains why the 2009 blaxploitation send-up is so worth watching.
  39. corporate drama
    The Disney Board Has a New Chairman (and New Drama)Nike’s Mark Parker will replace Susan Arnold.
  40. booktok
    There Won’t Be an It Ends With Us Coloring Book After All“I can absolutely see how this was tone-deaf,” the author wrote.
  41. boffo b.o.
    Prince Harry’s Spare Is the Avatar of BooksMeaning it’s selling really well.
  42. sex
    Yes, the Chainsmokers Have Had Threesomes TogetherBut it was just because the hotel beds were so close together!
  43. vulture recommends
    The Best Movies Are Actually Lana Del Rey Fan VideosWho still thinks about Observe and Report, or the American Death Note movie? Lana Del Radio, that’s who.
  44. awards szn
    The Stars Are Returning to the Golden GlobesJennifer Coolidge, Jenna Ortega, Ana de Armas, and more are set to present.
  45. sex crimes
    Ron Jeremy Will Be Declared Unfit for Trial on 30+ Counts of Sexual AssaultThe fitness ruling will come down January 17.
  46. celeb tell-alls
    Prince Harry Told All to Anderson Cooper and ITVHis beef with the British press, his own family, and once again the British press.
  47. boffo box office
    Avatar: The Way of Water Passes Jurassic World as 7th-Biggest Film of All TimeYou’re on notice, Spider-Man: No Way Home!
  48. new year’s 2023
    Jeremy Renner Shares Update From ICU Turned ’Spa Day’ After Accident“First shower in definitely a week or so,” he said. “Gross!”
  49. cancellations
    Netflix Sinks 1899 After One SeasonThe show followed up Netflix’s sci-fi hit Dark.
  50. obits
    Earth, Wind & Fire Drummer Fred White Has DiedHe was 67.
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