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  1. napoleonica
    Yes, Succession Fans, Napoleon’s Severed Penis Is a Collector’s ItemSadly, Connor Roy is right this time.
  2. history
    Jay-Z Is Bringing Emmett Till’s Story to ABC, From the Perspective of His MotherIt’s part of a new anthology series about women of the civil-rights movement.
  3. who's who
    Who’s Who in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: A GuideYour handy Hollywood Hills map to the real-life stars in Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film.
  4. twitter
    Brand Twitter Grows UpHow corporate social media (mostly) moved past its awkward phase and connected with audiences.
  5. books
    A Walking Tour, Circa 1860, With the City’s Last PirateRich Cohen takes us through Albert Hicks’s New York, complete with a sack of stolen money and a trip to the gallows.
  6. podcasts
    No Man’s Land Explores the Forgotten Stories of Women’s HistoryHost Alexis Coe wants to help listeners understand “how historians actually work.”
  7. mary queen of scots
    How Historically Accurate Are the Wokest Parts of Mary Queen of Scots?Was David Rizzio really Mary’s gay best friend?
  8. the favourite
    Everything You Need to Know About the 18th-Century World of The FavouriteExplaining Sarah Churchill vs. Abigail Masham, Whigs vs. Tories, and England vs. France.
  9. suspiria
    A German History Primer for the Confused Suspiria ViewerFrom the lingering remnants of the Nazi era to the Red Army Faction and the “German Autumn.”
  10. billboart charts
    Drake Just Broke a Historic Record Set by the BeatlesLet’s break down the history he just made.
  11. television
    History Is No Longer Making Its Bill Clinton Impeachment SeriesThe news came shortly after Ryan Murphy confirmed he is also shelving his Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky American Crime Story season.
  12. Odysseus Reviews the New Translation of ‘The Odyssey,’ by Michael Maiello “Tell me about a complicated man,” begins Emily Wilson’s translation of The Odyssey, which is the story of me, Odysseus. I read this […]
  13. vulture lists
    The 7 Historical Events That Might Happen in The Crown Season TwoLet’s look at actual history to try and predict the story lines of The Crown’s second season.
  14. The Vietnam War Is a Staggering Achievement in Documentary StorytellingThe 18-hour nonfiction epic is a thorough, engrossing dive into history.
  15. The Search for Madame Liu-TsongIn 1951, Anna May Wong was TV’s first Asian-American leading actor. And then her groundbreaking show disappeared.
  16. 5 Obscure Historical References You Might Have Missed in Game of Thrones▶️ Yes, there really was a real-life Red Wedding.
  17. history
    Were You Aware the Bad Guy in Wonder Woman Was a Real Person?Erich Ludendorff was the second-highest-ranking German general in the closing days of World War I.
  18. chart futures
    Future’s Back-to-Back No. 1 Albums Reflect the Music Industry’s EvolutionHow the artist savvily capitalized on the state of the business.
  19. Kevin Hart to Star in History Channel Special ‘The Black Man’s Guide to […]Dan Harmon isn’t the only comedian highlighting important historical figures for History. The network has ordered a special from Kevin Hart and […]
  20. history lessons
    See How the Actors on The Crown Compare to Their Real-Life CounterpartsGet your facts straight.
  21. history
    Bob Dylan’s Uncomfortable History With Accepting AwardsHe’s not exactly the “thank you” type.
  22. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Vikings Season 4, Part 2You don’t just declare war on England.
  23. Dana Carvey Visits ‘Great Minds with Dan Harmon’ as John F. KennedyHere’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History series Great Minds, where he and Spencer bring back the perfect historical guest for the 4th […]
  24. Gillian Jacobs Visits ‘Great Minds’ as the World’s First Computer […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where he and Spencer bring back the world’s first computer […]
  25. Dan Harmon Takes Famous Actor/Murderer John Wilkes Booth to UCB on ‘Great […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where he and Spencer bring back famous murderer/actor John Wilkes […]
  26. history
    Ozzy Osbourne, Son Get History Reality SeriesOzzy and Jack’s World Detour will premiere Wednesday, July 27.
  27. Paul F. Tompkins Plays Famous Buzzkill Edgar Allan Poe on Dan Harmon’s […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds where, despite Harmon’s hopes for a full series order from the […]
  28. Spencer and Dan Get Psychoanalyzed by Freud on ‘Great Minds with Dan […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where Spencer brings back the one and only Sigmund Freud (Nick […]
  29. Nick Kroll Plays Sigmund Freud on Tonight’s Episode of ‘Great Minds with […]Dan Harmon’s fantastic History channel series Great Minds is back tonight with a brand new historical guest, and as this sneak peek from the […]
  30. Kristen Schaal Plays Amelia Earhart on Dan Harmon’s ‘Great Minds’Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where he and Spencer manage to bring back famous pilot and […]
  31. Sarah Silverman Plays Bernie Sanders Supporter Betsy Ross on Dan Harmon’s […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where he and Spencer manage to bring back another female […]
  32. Ron Funches Plays Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin on Dan Harmon’s ‘Great Minds’Here’s the latest episode of Great Minds with Dan Harmon, where Harmon learns that finally getting some diversity to his historical guests […]
  33. Thomas Middleditch Makes the Perfect Shakespeare on Dan Harmon’s ‘Great […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where Spencer brings back William Shakespeare (Thomas […]
  34. Aubrey Plaza Plays Famed Feminist Mary Wollstonecraft on ‘Great Minds with […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where Harmon finally gets some diversity in his famous guests by […]
  35. Jason Sudeikis Plays Thomas Edison in the Latest Episode of ‘Great Minds […]Here’s the newest episode of Dan Harmon’s History channel series Great Minds, where Spencer brings back famous inventor Thomas Edison (Jason […]
  36. Watch Episode 2 of Dan Harmon’s ‘Great Minds’ with Scott Adsit as Ernest […]Here’s the latest episode of Dan Harmon’s History series Great Minds, where Spencer manages to bring back Ernest Hemingway (Scott Adsit) […]
  37. Watch the First Episode of History’s ‘Great Minds with Dan Harmon’ […]Earlier this month, History ordered a round of late night short-form comedy series that debuted last night, including the first episode of Dan […]
  38. History Orders Late Night Short-Form Series from Dan Harmon and MoreHistory, formerly known as The History Channel, is getting into the late night game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has […]
  39. videology
    Watch One Direction’s Zayn-y ‘History’ Video“Without you here / Life is just a lie.”
  40. I Am the President: The Rise and Fall of David Frye Most people, if asked to attempt a Richard Nixon impression, would do the same few basic things. They’d stoop their shoulders, furrow their […]
  41. An Early Shot of Absurdism: The Smothers Brothers’ ‘Yo Yo Man […]If you grew up in the suburbs of the early 90s, you may recall the hazy visage of Tom Smothers waggling his bony hips with two yo-yos flipping […]
  42. The Dark, Angry Father of ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’David Seville never really existed at all, and yet there have been at least three of him in the last 60 years. Dave, of course, is the human […]
  43. Kliph Nesteroff’s ‘The Comedians’ Untangles the Roots of American StandupProbably the hardest I’ve ever laughed was at an improv show at the Under St. Marks theater in New York in, I think, 2010. UCB improviser and […]
  44. The Dangerous Comedy of Bernard ManningThough he played Las Vegas in the late 1970s and was interviewed by Joan Rivers in the 1980s, British comedian Bernard Manning (1930-2007) […]
  45. The Forgotten History of ‘The Pat Sajak Show’In the late 1980s, CBS was looking for a plan. Johnny Carson was still dominating late night on NBC, and there was no sign of him slowing down. […]
  46. emmys 2015
    Defunct Emmy Categories, Through the YearsRIP, Best Comedian.
  47. sequential art
    Kate Beaton Talks Superheroes and Brontë SistersShe’s got a great new collection of comics.
  48. America’s First Comedy Magazine: ‘The Bee’People are increasingly turning away from content and comedy on paper in favor of content on the Internet. Weird, right? Comedy nerds may one […]
  49. secret history of television
    Secret History of TV: Whatever Happened to ‘Very Special Episodes’?Find out in a very special episode of “Vulture’s Secret History of Television.”
  50. the industry
    Fox Making Movie About Same-Sex Marriage RulingThe studio has the life rights of Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the suit that spurred the decision.
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