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Dan Kois

  1. ‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’How Angels in America put Roy Cohn into the definitive story of AIDS.
  2. kean-u-meter
    Vulture’s Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu ReevesComplete with our patented Kean-u-meter™!
  3. ranters and ravers
    Vulture Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsFifty critics, 107 terrible movies!
  4. chat room
    Michel Gondry on the Gondry-esque Special Effects of The Green Hornet, and the One He Saved for the Sequel“When they tried the costumes on, everything fit Jay perfectly because he’s this handsome boy. And Seth was very embarrassed.”
  5. draco malfoy’s twitter wallpaper
    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
  6. vulture voice-over
    Vulture Voice-Over: The Acting of Daniel RadcliffeDan Kois and Lane Brown track the progress of Radcliffe’s performances, from ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’ through ‘Half-Blood Prince.’
  7. draco malfoy’s twitter wallpaper
    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
  8. overnights
    Treme: Always for PleasureThe dysfunctional heart of the city has made itself known, and a couple of characters finally crack under the strain.
  9. overnights
    Treme: Fat Tuesday, Ash WednesdayLet’s survey the damage.
  10. overnights
    Treme Recap: Down Here in the City of MisruleAlbert makes a stand in the projects, and the mystery of David is solved.
  11. overnights
    Treme Recap: The Butt-Slapping Glories of YesteryearThis week, Davis considers running for office (then reconsiders), and Toni comes closer to learning David’s whereabouts.
  12. overnights
    Treme: You Want to Talk About a Trombone?This episode, it’s the little things that really stick.
  13. overnights
    Treme: YouTube Rants and Caves of MysteryEveryone finds something to do, whether it’s road trips, heroin, or that nice lady around the corner.
  14. overnights
    Treme Recap: I’m Gonna Call It GoodThe show starts to really gel, with cops, corpses, and the accursed National Guard.
  15. overnights
    Treme: What You NeedFor the most part, these New Orleans souls need money.
  16. overnights
    Treme: Just a Closer Walk With Y’AllIn this world of toil and snares, if I falter, Lord, who cares? Who but Thee my burden shares?
  17. decent proposals
    Why Not Expand the Oscar Acting Categories, Too?Oh, it’ll cheapen the Oscars, you might say. To which we reply: too late!
  18. churls
    Sean Penn Ditches Sandra Bullock Backstage; Forest Whitaker Comes to Her Rescue“Sean, what do I do now?”
  19. semiotics
    Kathryn Bigelow, It Is Time to Release Your Student Film Starring Gary BuseyWe want to see it so bad.
  20. The Real Groundbreaking Thing About Hurt Locker’s WinIt won without a real campaign.
  21. omissions
    Farrah Fawcett: Robbed or Not Robbed?She was in ‘Cannonball Run,’ Academy!
  22. math
    Were These the Most Boring Oscars Ever?A Vulture investigation!
  23. kanye
    Turns Out Those Two Doc Short Winners Hate Each OtherWhat was up with that lady who Kanye-d the Oscar winner?
  24. kudos
    Vulture Live-Blogs the OscarsDan Kois and Lane Brown will be your hosts for Vulture’s Oscar live-blog, so take a seat, fix a drink, and keep your cursor on your browser’s refresh button.
  25. will sling for food
    What Are the Job Prospects for a Fired Spider-Man?Good luck finding another journalism job, Peter Parker.
  26. performances of the week
    ‘Performances of the Week’: Tiger and Your Ideal ManA Flying Tomato, a guy who used to be in the News, a man your man could smell like, and more!
  27. performances of the week
    The Nard Dog, Bob Dylan, Betty White and MoreThis week’s great TV performances, in easy-to-digest video form.
  28. performances of the week
    Watch: 5 Great Video ClipsJimmy Fallon’s ‘Glee’ parody, Wallace Shawn as Jon Stewart’s therapist, Vanessa Williams impersonates herself, and more.
  29. ranters and ravers
    Vulture’s Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsForty-three critics! One-hundred-and-seven movies! Find out who hated what and why.
  30. vulture voice-over
    The Anatomy of a Michael Cera Sex Scene, With Vulture Voice-over!See how, by failing at love, Michael Cera succeeds in the movies.
  31. comics
    Metropolis Sucked Before Superman Showed UpWhat was it like to live in Metropolis before Superman came to town?
  32. chat room
    Playwright Ann Marie Healy on Living in a World Without Men and What It Means to Be ‘A Nice Young Girl From Publishing’The up-and-coming playwright speaks about her new work, ‘What Once We Felt,’ which opened yesterday at Lincoln Center.
  33. caring narcissists
    Is Tucker Max the Next Tyler Perry?A grassroots following under the radar of the mainstream media. A new movie everyone’s dismissing. Sound familiar?
  34. natural selection
    Are Christians Really Keeping the Charles Darwin Movie Out of U.S. Theaters?Hold off on the angry tweeting for now.
  35. vulture voice-over
    Death Has a Sense of Humor: Anatomy of a Final Destination Death, With Vulture Voice-over!In Vulture’s first-ever video-commentary track, Lane Brown and Dan Kois explain ‘Final Destination’ death scenes.
  36. ranters and ravers
    Halloween II and Final Destination Close the Summer of Film-Critic IrrelevanceWarner Bros. and the Weinsteins make a big mistake.
  37. drama
    Kois on the Minnesota Wedding Video: Why It Might Be the Best Theater You’ll See All YearKois: “I didn’t think I’d love it, but I do — not just as a wedding but as a superbly directed bit of musical theater.”
  38. felonies
    Does Seth Rogen Rape Anna Faris in Observe and Report?We assumed something in the movie would mitigate that uncomfortable sex scene. And then we saw the movie.
  39. Mourning the Acceptance Speech Mickey Rourke Would’ve GivenWatch his Independent Spirit Awards speech to see why.
  40. departures
    How Departures Screwed Up Your Perfect BallotCrazed Oscar-blogger Tom O’Neil called it!
  41. beef
    Janusz Kaminski Starts Cinematography FeudDogme represent!
  42. Oscar Best Song Medley Looks Like Putumayo CD CoverSee video of the multiculti musical train wreck.
  43. ranters and ravers
    Vulture’s Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsComplete ballots from all 57 critics participating in our poll, whether they knew it or not.
  44. outrage
    Cop-out! Benjamin Button Delivers Old-Man Baby But Botches Old-Baby ManWhy the end of ‘Benjamin Button’ totally blew it.
  45. looking out for number one
    When Should You Take Your Bathroom Breaks During Che?An illustrated guide to making it through all four and a half hours of ‘Che’ without befouling yourself.
  46. whoa
    Vulture’s Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu ReevesComplete with our patented Kean-u-meter™!
  47. the many uses of tempura oil
    Read an Excerpt From New York’s Top Comic of the Year, Disappearance DiaryYou may read ‘Disappearance Diary’ as a cautionary tale, but at least you’ll learn how to make a meal out of a radish and tempura oil.
  48. ranters and ravers
    The ‘Times’ Public Editor Plays Theater CriticSince when is a critic obligated to frame his review in such a way that it’s unobjectionable to anti-gay interest groups?
  49. scripts
    Exclusive: We’ve Seen Steve Carell’s ‘Beaver’ ScreenplayOur verdict? This is one of the more elegantly messed-up stories we’ve read in a long, long time.
  50. possible downfalls
    Can ‘The Daily Show’ Survive the Barack Obama Presidency?Do you want Jon Stewart taking potshots at your hero?
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