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  1. chat room
    Simon Rich Is Sure His Ancestors Would Beat Him Up If They Met Him TodayTalking humor writing and American Pickle with the SNL alum.
  2. what about the goat
    The Palm Springs Guys Debate Whether Sarah and Nyles Escaped the Time LoopDirector Max Barbakow and writer Andy Siara explain — or don’t — how Nyles got in the loop, the missing goat, and the meaning of “shukran.”
  3. snl
    Tom Schiller Loves to Be an SNL UnderdogA chat with the filmmaker about working with comedy legends like John Belushi and Gilda Radner.
  4. emmy insider
    Adam Ruins ‘For Your Consideration’ Emmy Campaigns“You’re sitting there going, I made a really good show. Isn’t that enough? And it’s actually not.”
  5. a long talk
    Bill Simmons Just Wants to WinThat’s why he sold The Ringer to Spotify and the man who may be “Steve Jobs for audio.”
  6. interviews
    Interview With the Energy Vampire: Mark ProkschChatting with the comedian about What We Do in the Shadows and the art of being boring on purpose.
  7. chat room
    Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski on Releasing an Abortion Drama During a PandemicThe two producers talk Eliza Hittman’s Never Rarely Sometimes Always, and women’s access to reproductive health services amid the coronavirus.
  8. interviews
    15 Minutes With Fiona AppleThe artist, who donated $90,000 to help immigrants facing family separation, says her new album is just a few months away.
  9. gone catfishing
    The Circle’s Creator Guides Us Through the Show’s Beautiful Web of LiesFrom the “local” apartments to the “voice-activated” app to some players’ “identities,” nothing on the addictive reality series is as it seems.
  10. dont cut my gems
    Brief Conversations with Those Two Brothers from Uncut GemsMitchell and Stewart, the breakout stars of the Safdie brothers’ latest movie, tell us who they are.
  11. podcasts
    Slow Burn Is Getting Back Into Politics With a David Duke SeasonThe podcast’s new season will focus on the former Klan leader who ran for Senate.
  12. the l word: generation q
    Jennifer Beals on The L Word: Generation Q’s Surprise Plot TwistsThe story behind the show’s shocking reveals about Tina, Kit, Jenny, and more.
  13. drake the halls
    Drake Attempts to Take Over Christmas, Drops Surprise Interview on TidalThe rapper dropped a new single, “War,” on Christmas Eve.
  14. 25 days of cats
    Julie Klausner Is More Disturbed by Cats Than You AreNone of it made sense spatially. All of it disturbed me. I was upset by the erectness of the tails.”
  15. encounter
    Jason Derulo Says MeowThe musician was looking for his first movie. Then Cats called.
  16. phobias
    Adam Driver Runs Away From His Biggest Fear (Himself) During Fresh Air InterviewHe wasn’t happy about listening to a certain Marriage Story clip.
  17. interviews
    The True Story Behind the Viral ‘Moves Like Bloomberg’ Video“We really didn’t think it would trick people. In our heads we were just like, This is a dumb comedy bit, and people will know that we’re comedians.”
  18. chat room
    Alanna Ubach Went on a ‘Republican Shopping Spree’ for Bombshell’s Jeanine Pirro“Who is the stinky, smelly Jeanine Pirro? And that’s the woman I had to discover.”
  19. chat room
    The Morning Show’s Billy Crudup on the ‘Thrill and Terror’ of Cory Ellison“I’m constantly being told to speed up. Cory’s often way ahead of where I am, I can just barely keep up with him.”
  20. q&a
    Black Christmas Star Imogen Poots Knows Sanitary Pads Scare Men More Than Guns“I would be probably quite disappointed if there wasn’t a polarizing response to the film.”
  21. dont cut my gems
    Benny and Josh Safdie on the Alternate History of Uncut GemsThe directors wrote an entire movie based around Kobe Bryant before they landed on Kevin Garnett.
  22. chat room
    Kevin Garnett and Julia Fox on Gambling, Superstitions, and Uncut Gems“People were like, ‘Yo, you’re doing such a great job!’ It’s like, I’m playing myself!
  23. interviews
    Joe Pera Attempts to Help Me Get a Christmas TreeA holiday failure with the Joe Pera Talks With You comedian.
  24. chat room
    Patrick Stewart Is Revisiting Two Roles, in Christmas Carol and PicardHow he hope two lifelong projects will speak to the present.
  25. chat room
    Kate Moennig Tried to Rewatch The L Word Before Doing Generation Q. She Failed.“It’s hard to watch yourself with that hair and those outfits and see you clunking around trying to figure out how to act.”
  26. the confession killer
    How The Confession Killer Tackled the Myth of History’s Worst Serial KillerThe Netflix docuseries’ dive into the false confessions of Henry Lee Lucas explores the law’s fixation on closing cases, and the toll it takes.
  27. the mandalorian
    Meet the Man Beneath the Mandalorian’s ArmorBrendan Wayne — yup, John Wayne’s grandson — doubled for star Pedro Pascal on set, and was instrumental in establishing the character’s physicality.
  28. chat room
    How Watchmen’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Learned About the Doctor Manhattan Twist“I said, ‘Oh shit, I’m going to have to get in shape.’”
  29. the l word: generation q
    Talking The L Word Then and Now With Cameron Esposito, Our Generation Q RecapperReading recaps of the paradigm-shifting early-2000s series led the comedian to her first queer community, so now she’s recapping the revival for us.
  30. truth be told
    Truth Be Told’s Creator Wanted to Show True Crime’s ‘Ripple Effect’With the new Apple TV+ series starring Octavia Spencer, creator and showrunner Nichelle Tramble Spellman set out to explore true crime’s gray areas.
  31. role call
    Miffy Englefield Answers Every Question We Have About The Holiday The actress recalls Mr. Napkin Head, how the movie helped pull her family out of debt, and the last time she heard from Jude Law.
  32. chat room
    Mr. Robot’s Michael Cristofer on How to Sell a Great Monologue“It has to feel like you might stop talking at any moment. Then a new thought comes to kick your ass into the next sentence.”
  33. seinfeld with swords
    Whit Stillman Has a Plan to Save The Cosmopolitans“We’ve been jokingly calling it Seinfeld with swords or Friends against fascism.”
  34. the l word
    Jennifer Beals on The L Word: Generation Q, Jenny’s Death, and Her Own Sexuality“I am so super-square, so super-straight, and so super-cis. By far, the most uncool person on set.”
  35. underrated
    How The Ben Stiller Show Influenced a Generation of Sketch-Comedy WritersSNL senior writer Bryan Tucker explains why the show is worth a rewatch.
  36. twisted
    Paul Feig Explains the Completely Bonkers Twist at the Heart of Last ChristmasHow do you turn a classic George Michael lyric into a holiday movie? Embrace the oh-my-God moment it requires.
  37. horror
    Mike Flanagan Is ‘Sweating Bullets’ Over His Sequel to The ShiningFor the Doctor Sleep director and writer, making horror films is a kind of therapy. But that doesn’t mean he’s not nervous about this one.
  38. chat room
    Looking for Alaska’s Denny Love Sank 3-Pointers and Got Almond Drunk on Set“I promised the director I’d only need three shots, and guaranteed I’d sink it. I made it on the first shot. You can fact-check me on that!”
  39. books
    Jenny Slate on How Writing Little Weirds Saved Her LifeThe comedian opens up about her new book, feminism, and writing her own death.
  40. spoilers
    The Affair Showrunner Explains Why That Ending Felt Like ‘The Right Thing to Do’“This is not a show that brings people to justice. This show is about the long-term effects of the choices we make.”
  41. role call
    Cynthia Erivo Answers Every Question We Have About Widows“I always think that it will be one of those things that people will go back and think, Oh my gosh, this was really, really good!
  42. chat room
    Corey Stoll, Nadia Bowers on the ‘Intimacy’ of Doing Macbeth As a Married Couple“He just wanted to make sure that we weren’t going to have pillow talk about it.”
  43. podcasts
    Karina Longworth Looks Back at Song of the South and the History of DisneyThe You Must Remember This host takes us behind the scenes of the podcast’s new season.
  44. living with yourself
    What Living With Yourself’s Creator Learned From Cloning Paul Rudd“It’s made me much more conscious of my posture. Stand straight and you’ll be a better version of yourself.”
  45. chat room
    Kirsten Dunst Recognizes the Comedic Value of a BabyThe On Becoming a God in Central Florida star talks Krystal Stubbs’s transformation from victim to scammer, and how motherhood helped her performance.
  46. how mysterious
    ‘Heel It Now, Dig?’: Rian Johnson Revisits the Mystery of Brick13 years later, the director of Knives Out walks us through the lessons he learned making his high-school-noir debut.
  47. chat room
    Parasite’s Choi Woo-shik Is Optimistic About the Movie’s Overwhelming EndingOne of the stars of Bong Joon-ho’s new movie talks Hollywood, reading diaries, and the song that plays after Parasite’s end credits.
  48. five baggers
    Please Stop Calling Tim Heidecker and Mister America ‘Anti-Comedy’Talking with the comedian about his new movie, which Nathan Fielder helped make happen.
  49. stand-up
    How Gary Gulman Scored a Stand-up Touchdown With The Great DepreshTalking with the veteran comedian about his new HBO special.
  50. q&a
    ‘It Was a Dark Time’: Megan Fox, Karyn Kusama Revisit Jennifer’s Body Backlash“It’s being revisited because [the movie is] really f—ing good,” says the director.
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