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  1. chat room
    Category Is: Q&A With Legendary Ballroom MC Dashaun WesleyTalking with the HBO Max series’s host about the evolution of ballroom, the highlights of hosting, and what he’s playing in quarantine.
  2. the mainframe
    Trust That No One Loved The Net (or Sandra Bullock) More Than Carl ReinerThe late comedian had been tweeting about the movie since 2015, and he finally agreed to explain his obsession.
  3. role call
    Patrick Fugit Answers Every Question We Have About Almost FamousFugit tells us about his crush on Kate Hudson, the legendary cast parties, and Bijou Phillips’s attempts to “corrupt” him.
  4. diy af
    Jeff Rosenstock Is Used to ImprovisingThe DIY veteran on the fortuitous timing of his new album No Dream and why it’s pointless to overplan a release.
  5. in conversation
    Joel Schumacher on His Colleagues, His Critics, and His Sex LifeAfter five decades in Hollywood, the late director had plenty of stories — but he wasn’t one to kiss and tell.
  6. q&a
    A New Documentary Explores the Secrets and Lies of Roy CohnTrump mentor. Joe McCarthy protégé. AIDS victim. More than three decades after his death, he still haunts American life.
  7. the undersung
    Euzhan Palcy Remembers the Fight to Make A Dry White Season in Hollywood“I knew why I was making movies, and I knew the kind of movies that Hollywood was making. There was no room for Black folks there.”
  8. q&a
    Jagged Little Pill’s Lauren Patten Will Not Admit That She Steals the ShowPatten won a Drama Desk Award for her emotional “You Oughta Know.”
  9. chat room
    Jonathan Majors on Shooting Da 5 Bloods With a MAGA Hat on SetThe Last Black Man in San Francisco co-star plays the son of a Trump voter in Spike Lee’s new Netflix movie.
  10. movies
    Bill Duke on the Making of His Essential ’90s Thriller Deep CoverThe director contemplates the legacy of his neo-noir about cops and criminals, and what he sees in the protests sweeping the country today.
  11. chat room
    On the Record Directors Discuss Allegations, Oprah and What Me Too Didn’t ChangeKirby Dick and Amy Ziering talk Russell Simmons and their unexpected split with their powerful producer: “We had no idea how this would turn out.”
  12. documentaries
    In AKA Jane Roe, a ‘Deathbed Confession’ Was Never the Plan“I was shocked,” documentarian Nick Sweeney says of Norma McCorvey’s onscreen confession. “It was not what I expected.”
  13. friday night movie club
    The Mask of Zorro Director on the Secret to Making a Great Romantic Action EpicMartin Campbell said no three times before signing on to the classic swashbuckler film. Two decades later, we’re still thankful he did.
  14. chat room
    John McEnroe Learned About Thirst Traps on Never Have I Ever“I get razzed by my kids. ‘You don’t even know thirst trap?’ No, I don’t know it.”
  15. backstories
    Cameron Crowe Is Finally Ready to Tell Us Vanilla Sky’s SecretsThe director reflects on his famously divisive sci-fi thriller, which envisioned an empty, virtual city long before our current predicament.
  16. podcasts
    Patrick Radden Keefe Hopes Scorpions Fans Can Still Enjoy Wind of ChangeThe author and podcast host discusses his journey through espionage, power ballads, and the cultural Cold War.
  17. dead to me
    Dead to Me Creator Liz Feldman Talks Tropes, Twists, and That Finale ShockerAnd what she’s cooking up for Jen and Judy in season three.
  18. the end
    Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Say Good-bye (for Now) to The Trip“I like to think that maybe one day we’d return to it.” “Yeah, I think in ten years’ time.”
  19. q&a
    Netflix’s Action-Movie Arms RaceExtraction director Sam Hargrave discusses the streamer’s ambitions with the genre, and how his ambiguous ending set up an inevitable Extraction 2.
  20. a long talk
    El-P Has Made Peace With His PastThe rapper and producer on bringing his Def Jux solo classics to streaming for the first time.
  21. a long talk
    For Josh Trank, Making a Movie About Syphilitic Al Capone Was Therapy“I felt like writing about somebody whose life is actually coming to the end was a way to remind myself every day that my life isn’t over.”
  22. q&a
    Tory Lanez Is the New King of RaunchAs “Demon Time” has emerged as a kind of makeshift strip-club VIP room for Instagram, Quarantine Radio is sort of like its “Howard Stern Show.”
  23. it's so... metaphorical
    He Made an Apocalypse Movie to Watch the System Fall. Then a Pandemic Hit.For Blood Quantum director Jeff Barnaby, record unemployment and rampant disease are nothing new: “It’s the way Native people have always lived.”
  24. podcasts
    Rejected by Tom Hanks? Start a Podcast About ItThe absorbing Dead Eyes chronicles one actor’s journey in Hollywood after losing a part in HBO’s Band of Brothers.
  25. q&a
    Vida Wasn’t Supposed to End This WayCreator Tanya Saracho went through “all the stages of grief” while making the final season of her groundbreaking show.
  26. role call
    Kate Beckinsale Answers Every Question We Have About SerendipityAnd talks Instagram humor, John Cusack’s lack of skating skills, and the unlikely male Serendipity fans who still approach her today.
  27. chat room
    Mike Dean Wants to Put Kanye’s G.O.O.D Fridays Songs on Streaming This Year“We’re both a little bit crazy.”
  28. a long talk
    Paul Schrader Does Not Have Much Hope for the Future of MoviesAfter publicly condemning producers who shut down his new movie over coronavirus concerns, the First Reformed director reflects in quarantine.
  29. podcasts
    Everything Is Fine Wants to Change How We Talk About AgingPodcast hosts Kim France and Tally Abecassis have some thoughts on how to do it.
  30. a long talk
    Allow Fiona Apple to Reintroduce Herself“Nowadays, I try to remember who I was before all this started.”
  31. backstories
    The Writer of Demolition Man on the Predictive Power of His 1993 MovieNo-contact high fives? No more toilet paper? Screenwriter Daniel Waters talks about the accidental COVID-era relevance of his action comedy.
  32. so many questions
    Florida Sheriff Is Here to Debunk Your Tiger King Cold-Case TheoriesFans of the Netflix series are sending in tips about Carole Baskin’s ex-husband every day. Here’s what’s new with Don Lewis’s missing-person case.
  33. dance dance revolution
    Crying and Twerking Through the Apocalypse With The OA’s Ryan HeffingtonHeffington is starting a revolution from his living room: cathartic Instagram dance classes, attended by upward of 6,000 strangers.
  34. hoaxes
    Daniel Radcliffe and Erin Darke on Being the First Celebrity Coronavirus HoaxThe long-time couple talk about where they were when they first heard the rumor, how they’re quarantining, and laughing off years of unhinged gossip.
  35. it's cinema
    The Women of Portrait of a Lady on Fire Believe Their Movie Can Save the WorldDirector Céline Sciamma and stars Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant debate the power of a lesbian period drama.
  36. role call
    Rosanna Arquette Answers Every Question We Have About Desperately Seeking SusanThe actress talks falling in love with Madonna, where that jacket is now, and what it feels like to know Harvey Weinstein is behind bars.
  37. books
    Can You Tell Anyone How to Be an Artist?Artist Laurie Simmons and our art critic Jerry Saltz (they’re old friends) talk about his new book.
  38. coronavirus
    A Reassuring Conversation With the Writer of ContagionScott Z. Burns talks about his own pandemic preparedness and why he’s optimistic “we’ll get through this one.”
  39. podcasts
    P.J. Vogt on Reply All’s Instantly Legendary EpisodeThe backstory behind “The Case of the Missing Hit.”
  40. musicians on their own music
    Brandy Clark, Country’s Secret Weapon, Saved Her Best Songwriting for HerselfThe Grammy-nominated country star on the highs and lows of her career, bouncing back from country radio, and running into Prince in the elevator.
  41. a long talk
    The Many Different Lives of Stephen MalkmusThe beloved frontman on his new solo album, defining folk, and what to expect from Pavement’s reunion shows.
  42. role call
    Peter Gallagher Answers Every Question We Have About While You Were SleepingThe actor goes deep on falling asleep for the camera, eyebrow grooming, and the time he was almost run over by Roger Ebert.
  43. dicking around
    ‘These Guys Would Be Crazy Not to Green-light This’Lil Dicky explains the inexplicable journey to his FX show Dave, why he raps, and … his penis.
  44. roundtable
    How Gentefied’s Stars Found Themselves in the Morales CousinsKarrie Martin, Carlos Santos, and J.J. Soria discuss how the new Netflix series allowed them the rare opportunity to be authentic without compromise.
  45. radio vulture
    Bethany Cosentino on New Best Coast Album, Vanderpump Rules, and Bernie Sanders“I’ve put out four albums, but I’ve never felt these things because I was numbing them for so many years. This feels like the first time.”
  46. explain yourselves
    Sanditon’s Creators Know You’re Devastated About That EndingCharlotte and Sidney’s fate is not the ending any Austen fan would’ve hoped for, nor is it the ending producers wanted for the show.
  47. a long talk
    How Zoë Kravitz and Nick Hornby Became High Fidelity Playlist BuddiesThe star of the Hulu series loved the novel that inspired it, so she reached out for the author’s blessing — and wound up with a collaborator.
  48. life after parasite
    The Beanpole Director Is One of the Great Young Hopes of International CinemaKantemir Balagov explains the origins of his Russian historical drama, the best international film not nominated for an Oscar this year.
  49. mat talk
    Cheer’s Jerry Harris on Positivity, Pressure, and Returning to NavarroA conversation with the boundlessly positive breakout about what has and hasn’t changed since he became everyone’s favorite mat talker.
  50. going solo
    One of Rock’s Best Voices Goes It Alone“It’s so wild to get used to a structure and a group and say, ‘No, I’m gonna start over.”
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