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  1. how mysterious!
    How ‘Who Shot Mr. Burns?’ Unlocked The Simpsons’ PotentialWriters Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein look back on how one mystery led to a beloved two-part episode and a parade of marketing stunts.
  2. how mysterious
    One Neat Trick to Writing Great Mystery PlotsThe critic and author of the Charles Lenox series advises doing what Michelangelo did, but backward.
  3. mysteries
    Okay, But Seriously, Which One of Brad Pitt’s Ex-Girlfriends Did Ellen Date?It all goes down at Melissa Etheridge’s pool parties, apparently.
  4. profile
    ‘I Really Thought He Was Going to Kill Me and Bury My Body’Romance author Sherrilyn Kenyon accused her husband of poisoning her. Was it her wildest fiction yet?
  5. icons
    Please, Meryl Streep, Just Tell Us Who You Want to ‘Really Tear the Shit Out Of’A nice March mystery.
  6. mysteries
    What Exactly Is Henry Cavill Planning for His Dog? An InvestigationHe calls it the “final project.”
  7. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Crime Books of 2018Opium smugglers, mad scientists, Instagram socialites, and serial killers fictional and real.
  8. investigations
    Did Sacha Baron Cohen Really Buy a Greek Island for Who Is America?The bizarre mystery behind a press release, a prank, and Tragonisi island.
  9. books
    Megan Abbott Is Back, With a Further Exploration of Female RageIn Give Me Your Hand, the thriller writer probes the psychological underpinnings of women who kill.
  10. obits
    Mystery Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77Her famous Kinsey Millhone series will end with 2017’s Y Is For Yesterday.
  11. Everything We Definitely Know About The Room’s Tommy WiseauTommy Wiseau directed the legendarily awful 2003 motion picture The Room; this we know for certain. Beyond that, things start to get murky.
  12. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Is a Shattering DocumentaryThe film investigates the mysterious death of trans activist and icon Marsha P. Johnson — and the city that let it go unsolved for decades.
  13. mysteries
    It Looks Like Laura Dern’s Going to Have a Big Part in the Twin Peaks RevivalShe will talk about birds “at least once.”
  14. mysteries
    New Alien: Covenant Prologue Jumps Back to the End of PrometheusNoomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender go on a little space trip.
  15. hands wide shut
    Nicole Kidman Says Her Seal-Like Oscars Clap Was to Protect Her Diamond RingsDiamonds are not this girl’s best friend!
  16. mysteries
    J.J. Abrams Teases New Hulu Series With Stephen King“Castle Rock” is a mystery built on many mysteries.
  17. vulture lists
    9 British Murder-Mystery Shows to Stream Right NowThere’s no such thing as too many Agatha Christie adaptations.
  18. vulture lists
    Every Current Suspect for ‘A’ on PLLWe have a few dads here.
  19. mysteries
    Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington Says Her Purse Was Stolen at the Emmys“Came back to my seat and some bastard had nicked my purse.”
  20. the industry
    Eileen to Be Adapted by Girl on the Train WriterThrillers, thrillers, everywhere!
  21. richard simmons
    Rep: Richard Simmons Isn’t Being Held at Home“Richard, after 40 years of being in the spotlight, is now simply taking a break from the public eye.”
  22. How the Video of Christine Chubbuck’s Suicide Became a Very Macabre ‘Holy Grail’No one’s been able to track it down, but not for lack of trying.
  23. I Did It. I Did. Me. By Matthew David Brozik Everyone, this has gone on long enough. Too long, in fact. Really, this shouldn’t have been going on at all, if you think about it. Or… […]
  24. podcasts
    The ‘Serial’ Podcast Is Getting a Second SeasonThanks to donations.
  25. Jerry Seinfeld Confirms a ‘Seinfeld’ Reunion Is Happening ‘Very, Very Soon’So it’s not a Super Bowl commercial, it’s not a Broadway play, and it’s not a Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode, but whatever Jerry […]
  26. marketing
    J.J. Abrams’s Mystery Trailer Is for a BookOr so it seems.
  27. mysteries
    Watch a J.J. Abrams Mystery TeaserWhat movie or show is this even for?
  28. mysteries
    Vin Diesel Might Join Marvel’s RosterHe’s meeting with them soon.
  29. mysteries
    Did You See the Daft Punk Commercial During SNL?It was fifteen seconds.
  30. mysteries
    Wait, Maybe That Taylor Swift Song Isn’t About Jake GyllenhaalThe mystery lives on.
  31. The Search Is On For DadBonerWho is DadBoner? Who indeed! Before we think too hard about it, though, let’s take some advice from the great man himself via a recent tweet: […]
  32. mysteries
    What Got Dustin Hoffman Blacklisted From Hollywood?The actor confided in Gary Oldman that he couldn’t work for years after Tootsie.
  33. New Natalie Wood Accusations Aimed at Robert WagnerAccording to the boat captain.
  34. Investigation Into Natalie Wood’s Death ReopenedWell, this is unexpected.
  35. mysteries
    Actress Sues IMDb for Revealing Her AgeUnsurprisingly, the plaintiff wants to remain anonymous.
  36. mysteries
    Lady Gaga Explains Why You Mistakingly Think She Ripped Off ‘Express Yourself’It was the chord progression.
  37. mysteries
    Why Did The Atlantic Take Down Their Unflattering Jay-Z Article?“[We heard] only that the piece was pulled for unspecified editorial reasons.”
  38. mysteries
    Sammy Hagar Was Abducted by Aliens, Says Sammy Hagar“They downloaded something into me! Or they uploaded something from my brain.”
  39. mysteries
    Found: Baby From the Ready to Die CoverHe is no longer a baby.
  40. Comedy Central Is Previewing a Mystery Show TonightTonight at midnight, after the Roast of Donald Trump, Comedy Central is airing a preview of a new show. What that show is they aren’t saying, […]
  41. mysteries
    Somehow, Megan Fox and Mickey Rourke’s Collaboration Is Going Straight to DVD’Passion Play’ even co-starred Bill Murray!
  42. mysteries
    What Is Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Hollywood Secret’?Comedian to stop by Larry King’s desk this Thursday.
  43. lost
    Final Lost Cast Photo Potentially Reveals ClueSomeone’s missing!
  44. Is Ben Folds on ChatRoulette?Some think that “Merton” is actually already famous.
  45. music
    Can You Solve the Mystery of the ‘Unidentified Blonde Woman Covered in Ashy Muck’?A strange musical puzzle.
  46. mysteries
    Brittany Murphy Update: There Is No UpdatePlus: What do Matt Damon and Brad Pitt have to do with it?
  47. mysteries
    Brittany Murphy Update: Her Husband Denies OD Rumors, Cornucopia of Prescription Meds Found in Their HomePlus: Her husband was left out of her will.
  48. mysteries
    Brittany Murphy Roundup: Suffering From Flulike Symptoms for Days, ‘Was Barely There’ on Recent Movie ShootAuthorities are conducting an autopsy, but the coroner is said to believe that Murphy passed away from ‘natural causes.’
  49. mysteries
    Rihanna Ending the Wait for Something SoonRihanna says: “THE WAIT IS OVA - 11.23.09.”
  50. mysteries
    Final Beatles: Rock Band Song a SurpriseSo far, the names of only 44 of the 45 songs featured in next week’s The Beatles: Rock Band have been announced.
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