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Tres Dean is a writer who covers pop culture, basketball, and menswear at Vulture, GQ, SHARP Magazine, and many other outlets. In 2022, his debut comic-book series We Ride Titans was published by Vault Comics.

  1. essential roles
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  2. double fucking newsflash
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  3. character guide
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  4. essential episodes
    Columbo Is the Ultimate ‘Rich People Are Weird’ ShowPeter Falk’s rumpled detective takes down lots of wealthy loonies.
  5. you can never leave
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  6. standing ovation
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  7. vroom vroom
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    The Bliss and Decay of Lords of Dogtown’s Eternal SummerWarm up the dog days of winter.
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    A Shane Black Christmas Isn’t All That MerryAnd maybe that’s the point.
  12. vulture lists
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  13. vulture recommends
    Adventureland Is the Perfect End-of-Summer MovieGreg Mottola’s Superbad follow-up is streaming on HBO Max.
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    Kathryn Hahn Has Always Been a Secret WeaponBring on the Hahnaissance.
  17. gift guide
    32 Books (That Aren’t Political Memoirs) to Gift for the HolidaysIncluding comics, romance, young-adult fiction, and cookbooks.