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Fall 2009

  1. art candy
    Artist Ingo Maurer’s Electric TableIf you haven’t made it up to the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum to check out Ingo Maurer’s majestic installation of nearly 40 years of engrossing, cutting-edge light design, book it uptown — you only have until Sunday!
  2. chat room
    Jason Ritter on LL Cool J, ‘Good Dick,’ and Sundance“I’m not exaggerating at all when I say his bicep is the size of my head.”
  3. news reel
    We Heart Newly Minted Broadway Star S. Epatha MerkersonIn which we get a little gushy.
  4. quote machine
    Will Ferrell Regrets Not Taking Tenth-Grade English Class More SeriouslyPlus: Adam Sandler!
  5. apropos of nothing
    Do the California Museum Raids Change the Race to Succeed Philippe?Time to recalibrate the Snootometer!
  6. strike zone
    WGA Interim Deals Give Boost to Great TV Shows, Crappy Superhero MoviesMad Men and Ant-Man, returning to the screen sooner than expected!
  7. right-click
    50 Cent’s Money Could Kick Your AssPlus: Kylie!
  8. kudos
    The Oscars: Who Got Snubbed?Who’s scurrying to fire their publicists right now?
  9. kudos
    Jonny Greenwood Denied an Oscar Nomination for Some Stupid ReasonIf you’re a Radiohead fan that typically likes to see the most deserving person win in his or her respective Oscar category, then you were probably doubly disappointed by this morning’s nominations.
  10. kudos
    Oscar Nominations AnnouncedThe nominations are in!
  11. the industry
    Jeffrey Wright Is Swimming in Some Muddy WatersPlus: Ryan Gosling as Jack Ryan?
  12. quote machine
    Ewan McGregor Got About As Much Out of The Island As You DidPlus: Morrissey, delicate flower.
  13. last night's gig
    ‘Chocolate Rain’ Man Tay Zonday Performs Other Songs, TooWas it the Giants game or the promise of “Chocolate Rain” that drew the crowd to Greenpoint’s Club Europa last night?
  14. apropos of nothing
    ‘Cloverfield’ Monster Kills at the Box OfficeJ.J. Abrams’ Manhattan-based monster drama Cloverfield earned a colossal $41 million at the box office this weekend, giving it the largest-ever January opening and Paramount’s tenth-biggest debut in the studio’s history.
  15. overnights
    ‘The L Word’ Had a Dream …Inevitably, certain episodes of a narrative series exist only as bridges to better (we hope!) future installments.
  16. the industry
    George W. Bush to Get StonedPlus: Sean Penn and Diego Luna to make out.
  17. roll credits
    Week in Review: Welcome to Hollywood, BabyLooking back on a week in which everyone failed to save Hollywood.
  18. kudos
    Vulture’s Final Oscar-Nomination PredictionsAnyone who uses these predictions in order to place a bet deserves what he gets.
  19. art candy
    Artist Barbara Bloom Comes to CollectOne has to figure that photographer and conceptual artist Barbara Bloom, whose collection-themed survey opens today at the International Center of Photography, has a basement full of stamps, coins, and collectible spoons.
  20. chat room
    ‘Cloverfield’ Cameraman T.J. Miller Talks Monsters, Manohla Dargis, UnderpantsMiller indulged Vulture’s superfandom in an interview this morning.
  21. the early word
    ‘Art Star’ Vanessa Beecroft: Slammed at SundanceA new documentary shows the art provocateur at her worst.
  22. tube junkie
    Video: Overheard at the Midnight Premiere of ‘Cloverfield’Last night was Cloverfield’s midnight release and Vulture was there!
  23. chat room
    FSG Editor Lorin Stein on His New Reading Series, BorschtThe night Denis Johnson’s novel Tree of Smoke won the National Book Award, FSG¹s Lorin Stein, who edited that and two other fiction nominees, decided to celebrate his very good year at the Russian Samovar.
  24. kudos
    Producers Guild Noms ‘No Country,’ ‘Juno,’ ‘Diving Bell’; Snubs ‘Atonement,’ ‘Sweeney’Cripes, awards predicting is for morons.
  25. apropos of nothing
    How Will the Steroids Scandal Affect Wyclef Jean’s Legacy?Finally, a steroids scandal that Vulture can enjoy!
  26. the industry
    Commence Shrieking: Zac Efron Is Back for ‘Senior Year’!Plus Vanessa Hudgens, fellas, relax.
  27. the early-evening news
    Thinking of Going to See ‘The Little Mermaid’ on Broadway? Don’t!Plus: The Golden Globes go Bushless!
  28. right-click
    Missy Elliott Rings in the ApocalypsePlus: Beach House!
  29. kudos
    If Anyone Ever Wins a Golden Globe, Who Will It Be?Will Billy Bush traipse to Angelina Jolie’s mansion and leave a statue on the porch?
  30. chat room
    ‘Daily Show’ Writer Sam Means Offers Tips on Improving Your RacismMeans’s new book The Practical Guide to Racism is a Colbertian satire on stereotyping, complete with countless racial epithets, an incomparably offensive glossary, and tongue-in-cheek diagrams.
  31. art candy
    Artist Bwana Spoons’s Bad OysterThe paintings and illustrations of Portland-based, early-nineties ‘zine-ster Bwana Spoons look like something out of an indie children’s book — the kind embraced by the spawn of Brooklyn-based aesthete parents.
  32. overnights
    ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Look Out, Bailey’s Baby!This week, we’re learning about the mysterious miracle of life, faith, and …. Oh! There’s Bailey’s baby! He’s so cute!
  33. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Can Julian Get a Schnomination for ‘Diving Bell’?Also: Into the Wild rises again.
  34. kudos
    For Your Consideration: Kurt Russell of ‘Death Proof’ for Best ActorYes, yes, the Oscars ignore comedy and horror films. But they also perpetrate a much less-discussed and more-insidious bias against people eating nachos.
  35. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Can Julian Get a Schnomination for ‘Diving Bell’?Also: Into the Wild rises again.
  36. quote machine
    Lil Wayne Sweet-talks Mariah CareyPlus: People genuinely don’t like David Cross.
  37. apropos of nothing
    The Entertainment Business’ War on Piracy Is Practically WonGreat news for content owners everywhere today as the Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors are close to filing charges against the operators of Swedish BitTorrent hub the Pirate Bay with conspiracy to breach copyrights.
  38. ranters and ravers
    ‘Cloverfield’ Gets the Harry Knowles Stamp of ApprovalIn an over-the-top rave the likes of which have not been seen since David Denby’s review for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Ain’t It Cool News’ Harry Knowles declares Cloverfield “Utterly Brilliant,” a “true milestone in film,” and “a complete reinvention of the disaster movie, the giant monster movie, and even the love story.”
  39. kudos
    Did ‘Juno’ and ‘No Country’ Just Accidentally Win the WGA Awards?A list of nominees on the WGA’s Website might give away the winners.
  40. kudos
    For Your Consideration: Robert Downey Jr. of ‘Zodiac’ for Best Supporting ActorIt’d be a particular shame if in its callow neglect of this film the Academy (and any other organization that has yet to vote) ignored the marvelous work of Robert Downey Jr. as newspaper reporter Paul Avery.
  41. contest
    Agenda Sweepstakes: Win Free Tickets to globalFEST 2008!Win free tickets to Little Cow, Samarabalouf and Crooked Still.
  42. the take
    Who the Hell Bought ‘In Rainbows’ on CD, Anyway?It was old people all along!
  43. last night's gig
    Kate Nash, Who Is Not Lily Allen, Performs LiveSeriously: Not Lily Allen.
  44. the best part
    America’s Soldiers Demand More Wilmer ValderramaWhy the USO passed on a night of theater for Marines.
  45. countdown
    Uwe Boll’s ‘In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale’ Is the Movie of the YearTitle aside, the movie appears to contain neither a dungeon nor a siege.
  46. tube junkie
    Mike Huckabee Gives Stephen Colbert His Funniest Interview So FarVulture-approved presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee crossed picket lines (via satellite) to appear on The ColberT ReporT last night, and for all those curious — and until Viacom sues it off of YouTube — here’s the video.
  47. the industry
    Katherine McPhee McFlees Her LabelPlus industry news on Will Ferrell, Paul Bettany, and Hunter Foster.
  48. the early-evening news
    Mean, Ugly Writers Hit Back at Ben SilvermanPlus: What’s wrong with Nikki Finke’s computer?
  49. news reel
    Julian Schnabel, AscendantLast night was sweet revenge for the portly painter.
  50. right-click
    Michael Cera and Ellen Page Folk AroundPlus: Belle and Sebastian cover Dinosaur Jr.!
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