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Displaying all articles tagged:
Math!
election 2020
Nov. 6, 2020
CNN Anchor Forced to Endure Terror of Doing Math on Live TV
That little notepad will not save him.
By
Devon Ivie
math
July 12, 2018
When Will the Fifth Indiana Jones Movie Take Place? A Vulture Investigation
Using the power of math to explore the strange timeline of the Indiana Jones universe.
By
Nate Jones
math!
Mar. 22, 2017
The Insane Amount of Money
The
Big Bang Theory
Stars Will Have Made by Season 12
CBS is now spending about $10 million
per episode
to make its massively popular show.
By
Jordan Crucchiola
q.e.d.
Apr. 1, 2016
Math Says Tyrion Is the Most Important on
GoT
Thanks, math!
By
Jackson McHenry
casting couch
Feb. 10, 2016
Taraji P. Henson to Play NASA Mathematician
In
Hidden Figures
.
By
Jackson McHenry
Dec. 9, 2014
Simon Rich Reads Some Math Problems from His Book ‘Ant Farm’
Here’s the second installment of IFC’s web series Funny People Reading Books, this time featuring former SNL writer and creator of the […]
By
Megh Wright
movie math
Jan. 8, 2014
All the Curses in
Wolf of Wall Street
, in Charts
Because this is important.
By
Gilbert Cruz
math
May 29, 2013
How Long Was the Runway in
Fast and Furious 6
?
We tried to calculate it and (spoiler alert) it’s
super
long.
By
Jesse David Fox
clickables
Mar. 13, 2013
Watch the
Good Will Hunting
Math Problem Explained Simply
Math!
By
Jesse David Fox
game of thrones
July 16, 2012
Watch
Game of Thrones
for Math Nerds
Good point about the favorite female character thing, though.
By
Eliot Glazer
blank ain’t one
Jan. 18, 2012
A Mathematical Analysis of Jay-Z’s (Fake) Decision Not to Use the Word
Bitch
Charts!
By
Rebecca Berg
and
Amanda Dobbins
math
Dec. 20, 2011
Kanye and Jay-Z Performed ‘Ni**as in Paris’ for 613.2 Minutes This Year
That’s 2,183 “Crays.”
By
Amanda Dobbins
braaaaaains
Nov. 28, 2011
Did
The Walking Dead
Have Fewer Zombies This Season?
Or did it just feel that way? We got our stopwatch and found out.
By
Alexandra Martell
mixtapes
July 1, 2011
‘1+1,’ ‘2+2= 5,’ ‘1% of One,’ and 19 Other Songs With Mathematical Operations in the Title
Inspired by the queen of math, Beyoncé.
By
Willa Paskin
math
Apr. 27, 2011
TV Arithmetic: Breaking Down the Judges of
The Voice
Where have we seen these personalities before?
By
Kyle Buchanan
clickables
Apr. 20, 2011
Help
Glee
’s Mr. Schuester With His Math
Oops.
By
Amanda Dobbins
math
Apr. 4, 2011
TV Arithmetic: Breaking Down
The Killing
Two parts ‘Prime Suspect’ + one part Tommy Carcetti, and so on.
By
Willa Paskin
clickables
Mar. 21, 2011
Try to Solve These Movie Math Brain Teasers
Is one of these ‘Limitless’?
By
Amanda Dobbins
clickables
Mar. 14, 2011
Learn Why Pi (the Number) Is Wrong
But happy Pi Day anyway.
By
Amanda Dobbins
clickables
Feb. 2, 2011
Read a Super-Thorough Breakdown of the Number of Days Bill Murray Relived in
Groundhog Day
The evidence is really quite compelling.
By
Amanda Dobbins
math
Dec. 9, 2010
Will
How Do You Know
Make Back Its Budget?
It cost Sony $120 million dollars, so who knows!
By
Willa Paskin
Oct. 26, 2010
Using Math and Nerdery to Look a Bit Too Closely at Comedy Communities
Are you ready to overthink comedy? Erik Voss used mathematical equations and Venn diagrams to examine the types of people who do comedy and how […]
By
Adam Frucci
math
Oct. 21, 2010
Vulture’s Math-Based Guide to Clint Eastwood Movies
How can you tell if a Clint movie will be a masterpiece or a disaster? We’ve come up with a handy formula!
By
Bilge Ebiri
math
Aug. 27, 2010
Is This the Worst Movie Weekend of 2010?
Just be glad it’s not January 22.
By
Cooper Marshall
and
Lane Brown
math
June 24, 2010
Who Is the Biggest Adam Sandler Loyalist? Vulture Does the Math
Who stands above all as Sandler’s most loyal lieutenant, with the largest percentage of their work coming in Sandler-related projects?
By
Amos Barshad
math
Mar. 15, 2010
Which War Gave Us the Best Movies?
World War II may have been the United States’ greatest war — but has it inspired the best movies?
By
Aubry D'Arminio
math
Mar. 8, 2010
Were These the Most Boring Oscars Ever?
A Vulture investigation!
By
Dan Kois
math
Dec. 29, 2009
How Oscar Ballots Are Counted
You wouldn’t understand.
By
Lane Brown
charts
Sept. 11, 2009
The Beatles Remasters: A Chart-Based Analysis
Which Beatle benefits most from remastering? Which box set should you buy, mono or stereo?
By
Lane Brown
math
Nov. 26, 2008
David Archuleta Massacres David Cook on Albums Chart
Archuleta’s No. 2, but Cook could only manage an embarrassing No. 3.
By
Lane Brown
math
Oct. 30, 2008
Do Ratings Matter for ‘30 Rock’ This Season?
Probably not!
By
Lane Brown
math
Oct. 29, 2008
What Is a $125 Million Settlement With Google Worth to Publishers?
Publishers are $125 million richer than they were last week thanks to a settlement with Google over its copyright-breaking Library Search program — what could they buy?
By
Boris Kachka
math
Oct. 20, 2008
How Will NBC Cut $500 Million?
Vulture has obtained a confidential NBC pie chart with the details on the network’s upcoming budget cuts.
By
Lane Brown
countdown
Aug. 21, 2008
Will This Fall’s Movies Be As Depressing As Last Fall’s? Vulture Investigates
Will we survive 2008? Or will this year’s crop of movies be even more dour than last year’s?
By
Dan Kois
and
Lane Brown
apropos of nothing
June 12, 2008
Is ‘The Happening’ So Bad It Defeats Math?
Could bad buzz somehow be affecting ‘The Happening”s Metascore beyond the laws of mathematics?