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  1. role call
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  2. friday night movie club
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  3. dead wives club
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  4. i was born in the dark
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  5. q&a
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  6. know your rights
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  7. side hustles
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  8. role call
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  9. horny summer
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  10. role call
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  11. vulture lists
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  12. emmys 2020
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  13. folklore
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  14. role call
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  15. role call
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  16. zac efron
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  17. swedish angst
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  18. quantum physics
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  19. encounters
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  20. profile
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  21. role call
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  22. friday night movie club
    The Bittersweet Experience of Watching Almost Famous 20 Years OnThe movie is, by Cameron Crowe’s own admission, based on actual things that happened to him. Two decades later, it feels like his biggest fantasy.
  23. remember that time
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  24. backstories
    Cameron Crowe Is Finally Ready to Tell Us Vanilla Sky’s SecretsThe director reflects on his famously divisive sci-fi thriller, which envisioned an empty, virtual city long before our current predicament.
  25. coronavirus
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  26. crystal balls
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  27. cabin fever
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  28. role call
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  29. backstories
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  30. role call
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  31. a long talk
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  32. the last dance
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  33. role call
    Kate Beckinsale Answers Every Question We Have About SerendipityAnd talks Instagram humor, John Cusack’s lack of skating skills, and the unlikely male Serendipity fans who still approach her today.
  34. a long talk
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  35. as told to
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  36. anonymous in hollywood
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  37. larry you're a jew again
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  38. profile
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  39. love in the time of corona
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  40. dance dance revolution
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  41. friday night movie club
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  42. hoaxes
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  43. it's like inevitable
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  44. it's cinema
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  45. role call
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  46. the simulation
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  47. vulture recommends
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  48. quarantunes
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  49. quarantine inspo
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  50. brad pitt
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