1. a long talk
    Rebecca Sugar Says Good-bye to Steven UniverseThe trailblazing showrunner on the Future finale, therapy, and the dark side of selflessness.
  2. roundtable
    How The Young Pope Became The New PopeJude Law, John Malkovich, and director Paolo Sorrentino on the HBO show’s unlikely resurrection.
  3. vulture lists
    Rachel Bloom and the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Songwriters on Their 9 Toughest SongsFrom “We Tapped That Ass” to “The Miracle of Birth,” CXG’s songwriting team breaks down their biggest challenges.
  4. appreciations
    Why Ice King Is Adventure Time’s Best CharacterHe wasn’t just an evil, crazy wizard.
  5. Terrace House’s Yuudai Is One of the Best Reality-TV Villains in YearsIt was a very nice Japanese reality show about very nice people. And then Yuudai showed up.
  6. vulture lists
    All the Ways AMC’s Dietland Is Different From the BookCompared to Sarai Walker’s 2015 novel, the show adds new characters and revamps plot elements.