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The Good Place

  1. a long talk
    Mike Schur Talks Morality and Ethics in The Good Place — and Everywhere ElseIt feels right that a chat about the show’s Emmy-nominated finale would lead to a philosophical discourse on bad tweets, blackface, and wearing masks.
  2. apologies
    The Good Place Producer Megan Amram Apologizes for Resurfaced Offensive Tweets“I am sorry. I mean it and I will prove that every day for the rest of my life.”
  3. booked and busy
    Jameela Jamil Staying Busy Post The Good Place, Joins Fight Against SizeismThe Flat Tummy tea industry isn’t going to stop itself!
  4. spoilers
    The Good Place and BoJack Horseman Died As They LivedThese wonderfully existential shows confronted death to emphasize the meaning of life.
  5. close reads
    The Good Place’s Final TwistEverything ends, we don’t know exactly what that looks like, and that’s okay.
  6. overnights
    The Good Place Series Finale Recap: The Goodbye PlaceTake it sleazy, everyone.
  7. jokes
    Every Single Celebrity That Tahani Has Name-Dropped on The Good PlaceWhen Princess Diana is your godmother and Beyoncé is your best friend, can you blame a girl for bragging?
  8. long conversations
    The Unlikely Romance of The Good Place’s Janet and JasonA conversation between D’Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and Marc Evan Jackson at Vulture Festival.
  9. vulture lists
    Every Character on The Good Place, RankedFrom demons to Janets, we’ve thoroughly evaluated the show’s best and worst people.
  10. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Everything Is … Fine?A brilliant penultimate chapter pivots on the understanding that we can only enjoy things properly if we know they’re going to end.
  11. close reads
    The Good Place Doesn’t Need a Love StoryRemember when Eleanor and Chidi were just friends?
  12. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Another Day in the Soul MinesWhile Michael struggles to help the Bad Place demons adapt to a new status quo, Eleanor and Chidi engage in some routine sitcom relationship angst.
  13. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: The Right PlaceOur heroes present their plans to save humanity, hoping to win the approval of Gen and Shawn … and, um, Timothy Olyphant.
  14. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Life HackAn emotionally affecting tour of Chidi’s “thoughtful indecision” across centuries culminates in a key revelation about human existence.
  15. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Dearly BelovedPoised at the beginning of the end, The Good Place turns in one of its most emotionally resonant, surprising, and funny episodes ever.
  16. the good class
    Of Course The Good Place Got Its Own College SeminarAuditing The Good Class with guest lecturer Michael Schur (and 17 very lucky Notre Dame students).
  17. vulture festival 2019
    The Many Highlights of Vulture Festival 2019All the packed-house reunions, surprise guests, comedy bus tours, and more from the two-day event.
  18. vulture festival 2019
    One of The Good Place PAs Guessed Janet And Jason’s ArcOf course, they had to kill her to keep their secret, but still, pretty impressive.
  19. vulture festival 2019
    How The Good Place Inspired Manny Jacinto to Propose to His GirlfriendThis story will make your day.
  20. vulture festival 2019
    D’Arcy Carden Would Gladly Spend the ‘Rest of Eternity’ in The Good Place FinaleAnd Marc Evan Jackson reveals the totally real ending of the show.
  21. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Presto Change-o!Perhaps, as Jason Mendoza well knows, you can blow up the same thing twice.
  22. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: B-b-b-b-bad?Brent’s idiotic novel exposes the fragility of Eleanor and Michael’s approach to rehabilitation.
  23. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Well-SuitedJason and Michael’s daring attempt to rescue Janet from the Bad Place makes good on the season’s ongoing use of disguises.
  24. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: A Matter of TrustThe Bad Place demons are meddling again — but which ones? And how?
  25. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Beats on RepeatTahani deals with her John problem, while the rest of the gang handles an unexpected complication: Chidi.
  26. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: Whither Squirtman?After a disastrous first few days as the Neighborhood’s fake architect, Eleanor rallies in characteristically reluctant fashion.
  27. overnights
    The Good Place Season-Premiere Recap: Semi-Charmed AfterlifeTurns out running an entire Neighborhood can be pretty tough … especially if you’re a person who habitually cuts corners.
  28. close reads
    The Good Place Is the Quintessential TV Show of the Trump EraIt’s not about politics, but its themes and concerns are right in line with what’s happened since 2016.
  29. trailer mix
    The Good Place Season 4 Trailer: She’s the Architect Now!Everything is fine.
  30. fall preview 2019
    The Best and Biggest TV Shows to Watch This FallThe Morning Show, Watchmen, Nancy Drew, and more.
  31. casting
    William Jackson Harper Joins Amazon’s Underground RailroadMore fraught ethical quandaries! Goody!
  32. sdcc 2019
    The Good Place Cast Is As Sad As You Are About The Good Place Ending“We can say it’s great, but it sucks,” D’Arcy Carden told the crowd.
  33. Ted Danson on The Good Place’s Points System and How to Fix It“It’s impossible!”
  34. dammit janet
    NBC’s The Good Place Will End After Upcoming Fourth SeasonAs planned, says creator Mike Schur.
  35. tv
    Toast to the Peabody Wins for Killing Eve, Nanette, and MoreAnd one for Steven Universe.
  36. good one podcast
    What’s It Like Writing for The Good Place?On this week’s Good One podcast, we broadcast The Good Place writers panel from Vulture Festival L.A.
  37. the industry
    Mike Schur Signs Long-term Deal With NBC, Maybe This Is the Good Place?Holy forking shirtballs.
  38. quiz time
    Which Ex-Socialite Said This Out-of-Touch Quote: Alexis Rose or Tahani Al-Jamil?They have a lot of famous friends.
  39. vulture lists
    A Handy Guide to Mike Schur’s Favorite ActorsFrom Kristen Bell to Adam Scott. And more!
  40. jokes
    You’ll Need Great Vision to Spot The Good Place Showrunner’s Favorite Easter EggDid you catch it?
  41. spoilers
    Why Do I Feel So Conflicted About Chidi and Eleanor on The Good Place?Chidi and Eleanor’s relationship doesn’t always feel natural, yet I’m still rooting for this sitcom couple to end up together.
  42. overnights
    The Good Place Season Finale Recap: Memories You May Have ForgottenThe show ends the season by hitting yet another reset button, to diminishing returns.
  43. the vulture transcript
    The Tortured Soul of William Jackson HarperLife on earth is just as anxiety-ridden for the charmingly neurotic Good Place star.
  44. last night on late night
    Kristen Bell Was Told How The Good Place Will End But Has Since Forgot“I’ve got two kids, guys, it’s like a lot of work!”
  45. vulture lists
    Every Parks and Recreation Crossover in The Good PlaceLi’l Sebastian and Paunch Burger, they live!
  46. dance break
    Ted Danson Practiced His Good Place Flossing Dance Scene for ‘Weeks’“Pretty much any time you saw Ted between takes, he was getting a flossing tutorial from someone on set.”
  47. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: The Neighborhood PlayA busy episode brings the gang back to where they began — sort of — in a last-ditch bid to change how modern humanity is judged.
  48. last night on late night
    D’Arcy Carden Lost Her Mind Prepping for Her Standout Good Place EpisodeHer very special Janet episode came at a great cost.
  49. overnights
    The Good Place Recap: 4 Oreos from ParadiseEven in the Good Place — or at least its mail room — nothing’s as easy as it seems.
  50. close reads
    What The Good Place Teaches Us About Politics“The Book of Dougs” makes a sly political point, but it’s not made in blatantly political terms.
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