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  1. tv
    How Drag Became America’s New National PastimeIt’s now a full-fledged spectator sport. And drag queens now have a shot at pop stardom.
  2. vulture lists
    The Most Powerful Drag Queens in America, RankedAfter talking to talent agents and managers, club bookers, and producers, we determined America’s top-100 Drag Race superstars.
  3. gallery
    A Trove of ‘Lost’ New York City Crime Scene Photos, Unearthed After 82 YearsSeventy-three prints from legendary photographer Weegee were stashed in a kitchen cupboard and unseen until now.
  4. profile
    Juice WRLD Doesn’t Want to Be Emo AnymoreThe rapper got big off of raw, sad songs, but he’s getting happier every day.
  5. anniversaries
    The Weird Sadness of Aughts NostalgiaThe good art from the era came at the expense of great distress.
  6. oscars 2019
    An Oscar Win for ‘Shallow’ or ‘All the Stars’ Would Be Significant. Here’s Why.Popular songs used to rule the original song category at the Oscars. Could a win for A Star Is Born or Black Panther change that?
  7. deaths
    Andrew Lincoln Didn’t Like That The Walking Dead Killed Off Steven Yeun“I regret Glenn going.”
  8. Chemistry? Watch Sheila Carrasco and Eliot Schwartz in Piano LessonsThey’re the Marty and Bobbi Mohan-Culp of 2018.
  9. feature
    Jerry Saltz: My Life As a Failed ArtistDecades after giving up the dream for good, an art critic returns to the work he’d devoted his life to, then abandoned — but never really forgot.
  10. feature
    With Rumors, Scandal, and a Record Budget Shortfall, What Broke the Met?Just a year ago, the museum was planning an ambitious expansion and touting record attendance. Now its director has been ousted.
  11. close reads
    24 Is Back to Make You Fear Muslim Terrorists AgainIts arrival at this moment in American history highlights an awkward tension inherent to TV reboots.
  12. president obama
    The Best of BET’s Obama CelebrationWith Leslie Odom Jr., Usher, Common, and more.
  13. pop music
    Is Culture Borrowing Always Theft?Jesse Williams, Justin Timberlake, and the hotly contested new (and still-simmering old) debates over cultural appropriation in pop music. 
  14. art and design 2016
    The Blackest Black Ever KnownLight enters but virtually none of it escapes; 99.965 percent is absorbed.
  15. Is Richard Prince the Andy Warhol of Instagram?He always wanted to be the coolest artist in the world. But how much cred can one man appropriate?
  16. vulture cover story
    Can the Art World Take James Franco Seriously?In conversation with Jerry Saltz, the celebrity makes a case for his art.
  17. Can the Art World Take James Franco Seriously?In conversation with Jerry Saltz, the celebrity makes a case for his art.
  18. culture cheats
    10 Tricks That Musicians and Actors Use in Live PerformancesFrom live pitch correction and in-ear cues to line feeding and hidden singers.
  19. podcasts
    Inside the Making of Serial Season TwoHow the podcast scaled up from Adnan to Afghanistan.
  20. How Concussion Skirted the NFL’s Trademarks“We had great lawyers and we checked every fact, so that there was no way we can be discredited.”
  21. In Conversation With Nancy MeyersWe sat down with Meyers for a conversation about what it’s like, and what it means, to occupy such a singular position in the movie industry.
  22. Samuel L. Jackson, Tarantino’s Leading ManSix collaborations in, no one understands the director’s vision better.
  23. Is Bobby Shmurda a Gangster or Simply ‘Guilty for Where I Live’?How an Empire-like rise plays out in real life.
  24. feature
    Inside ‘The New Show,’ Lorne Michaels’ Early-80s Sketch Show FlopIn the Broadway Video offices, I asked a couple of staffers if they had tapes of The New Show. “Of course,” replied the taller one. “We have […]
  25. celebrity
    Monetizing the Celebrity MeltdownBuying Neverland Ranch was one of many opportunities seized by Tom Barrack, a billionaire who found a market in distressed-celebrity real estate.
  26. The Surprising Persistence of ‘Women Aren’t Funny’One of my favorite interactions I’ve ever had as a comic happened when I asked a friend of mine if I could perform at a show he runs. I wrote […]
  27. Why You Should Be Watching The LeagueHey, comedy nerds: You should be watching The League. I have a feeling not all of you are, and that’s a problem. Some of you tuned in last […]
  28. The Comedy Consultant: 7 Strat Tips For Tweeting Your Comedy Career To the […]Leveraging the web to launch your comedy brand hasn’t been a secret since Dane Cook rode the MySpace meteorite all the way to next-lev stand-up […]
  29. The 55 Best Comedies Available to Watch Instantly on NetflixThe Netflix Watch Instantly feature is amazing. Whether on your computer, phone, iPad or TV, it allows you to watch thousands upon thousands of […]
  30. Partners in Love and Comedy WritingFor nearly five years, despite the pleas of common sense, I’ve engaged in a steamy office romance. But it’s not what you think. There aren’t […]
  31. Does Good Comedy Have an Expiration Date?Shakespeare might bore you to tears, but believe it or not, Puck from Midsummer Night’s Dream was one of the funniest characters of his time. […]