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  1. lea michele redemption arc
    Lea Michele Can Read (Herself on TikTok)An abrupt change in message from her comments to the Times.
  2. explain it to me
    Yung Gravy and Addison Rae’s Mom Got Something Going OnThe rapper defended their VMAs PDA in a new tweet.
  3. never be satisfied
    ‘Scamilton’ Production Fined for Unlicensed, Altered Production of HamiltonIt must be nice to have copyright law on your side.
  4. good one podcast
    How Nimesh Patel Made Friends With the TikTok AlgorithmThe former SNL writer discusses performing stand-up on- and offline.
  5. a long talk
    The Cringe King of TikTok, 7 Weeks LaterJake Novak makes peace with his SNL audition video that went viral in all the wrong ways.
  6. other people’s drama
    TikTok Is in Shambles Over Fletcher’s Messy Breakup Song“Becky’s So Hot” name-checks her ex’s current partner and wonders how she “tastes.”
  7. trendwatch
    Did The Adventure Zone Invent a New Drink of the Summer?High hopes for red wine + lime hard seltzer.
  8. beyaissance
    Beyoncé (and Her Music Catalogue) Are on TikTokBut it won’t be real until she does the Drop Challenge.
  9. there’s a tiktoker on the loose
    Crazed Kehlani Fan Accosts Unbothered Singer at a StarbucksThe former fan in question? Alt-right TikToker Christian Walker.
  10. my single is dropping
    Close Out Pride With Peach PRC’s Cover of ‘Teenage Dirtbag’“Bye, gay!”
  11. the claw
    Diving Headfirst Into Squishmallows at VidConTo Squish or not to Squish.
  12. unfortunately online
    Johnny Depp Joins TikTok Ahead of July Assault TrialThe “occasional thespian” now has a direct line to his stans on the Clock App.
  13. switched on pop
    So Your Song Went Viral on TikTok. What’s Next?While stars see the platform as a chore, it’s a lifeline for new acts.
  14. characters welcome
    Brian Jordan Alvarez Is Making an FX Comedy Pilot, You Guy!Surprised he’s making this for TV instead of releasing it straight to screens on “Pelotom.”
  15. da vinki?!
    The Da Vinki Twins Finally Saw the Mona LisaBut does the Mona Lisa see them right back?
  16. extremely online
    Halsey Goes Viral in an Attempt to Avoid Going ‘Fake’ Viral on TikTokClaiming their label won’t let them release a new song yet.
  17. scenes
    PinkPantheress Fans OnlyEveryone’s a main character at the anonymous singer’s live New York debut.
  18. live! más
    Taco Bell Wrangles Dolly Parton and Doja Cat Into Doing a TikTok MusicalNo more spon-con. Comes the day you say, “What for?” Please, no more.
  19. shhh!
    Lorde Shushed Y’all Once, and She’d Do it AgainShe told you this was Melodrama.
  20. hangovers
    Okay, But Can Haim Actually Sing the ‘Hungover’ Song on Tour?“No but we’re actually gonna perform this.”
  21. renegades
    Behold, the TikTokification of the Cannes Film FestivalTikTok short films get their own “global competition.”
  22. profile
    Taylor Tomlinson’s Off-Trend ComedyHer old-school act is a hit onstage and on TikTok. And she’s only getting bigger.
  23. tech
    RT America Shuts Down Amid Russian State-Media BansRT America released a memo today announcing layoffs in New York, L.A., Miami, and D.C.
  24. last night on late night
    Dua Lipa Teaches Jimmy Fallon Her ‘Don’t Start Now’ TikTok DanceShe did, in fact, do a full 180.
  25. log off
    You Can Post 10-Minute Videos on TikTok NowBut please don’t.
  26. hype house
    The Hype House Allegations That Didn’t Make It Onto NetflixGomez went on Dave Portnoy and Josh Richards’s podcast with a lawyer and forensics expert.
  27. how they did it
    What Does a Celebrity Social-Media Manager Actually Do?How to get ahead in showbiz without doing showbiz.
  28. meme explainer
    ‘That’s Not My Name’: TikTok’s Celebrity Meme, ExplainedCelebrities are racking up views mining their character histories.
  29. extremely online
    We Asked Linguists Why People Are Adding -Ussy to Every WordA calzone is a pizzussy. A wine bottle has a winussy.
  30. my single is dropping
    Charlie Puth Finally Flips on New Song ‘Light Switch’Watch his, uh, glow-up in the accompanying music video.
  31. extremely online
    YouTubers React to Netflix’s Hype HouseNo one can analyze content creation better than those who make it.
  32. cursed as hell
    The First Annual Golden Dolly AwardsRecognizing excellence in the doll performing arts in film, television, and new media.
  33. vulture recommends
    TikTok Is Watching Tracy Joseph’s Every MoveMeet the 20-year-old behind many of the year’s viral dances.
  34. extremely online
    The Internet Did Too Much, Even for 2021Can’t talk about the past year without these main characters.
  35. vulture asks
    What TikToks Broke the Algorithm in 2021?Gorgeous, gorgeous girls read year-end lists.
  36. switched on pop
    Tai Verdes Started From the Bottom (of His Building, Literally the Basement)Now the TikTok star is here, selling out a tour and performing at Lollapalooza.
  37. extremely online
    Trade Me Project TikToker Finally Traded a Bobby Pin up to a HouseThe year-and-a-half-long journey has come to an end.
  38. advent calendar
    A TikTok Gift Guide (But It’s Just This Cursed Twilight Bumper Sticker)#TeamRPatzInATracksuit
  39. scroll patrol
    TikTok Is No Longer Safe From Your ParentsThe living-room version of the app has arrived.
  40. my mixtape is dropping
    Add PinkPantheress’s Debut Mixtape to Your MySpace ProfileOr just stream To Hell With It now.
  41. my single is dropping
    Dixie D’Amelio Drops Fan-Favorite Single ‘The Real Thing’As heard on Hulu’s The D’Amelio Show.
  42. extremely online
    We’re Not Obsessed: Addison Rae Banned From TikTokMaybe Kourtney can fix this.
  43. jiffy lube summer variety
    Please Don’t Destroy Make Their Hilarious SNL DebutBRB, picking up a pack of Desk seltzer.
  44. life cycles
    The 5 Stages of a Meme ChallengeHow does something like the Milk Crate Challenge catch on in the first place? And when is it rendered officially, canonically cringe?
  45. brain worms 2020
    Addison Rae Says Trump Is Not All That, But She Still Wanted to Meet Him“I consider myself a friendly person …”
  46. trailer mix
    The D’Amelio Show Trailer: TikTok Stars, They’re Nothing Like UsGen Z’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians arrives September 3 on Hulu.
  47. instant classics
    Caitie Delaney’s Music Engineer Videos: The Complete CollectionDeleted from Twitter, but forever present in our hearts (and on TikTok).
  48. profile
    Boys, InterruptingAt home with Please Don’t Destroy, the sketch-comedy group all over your feeds.
  49. internet culture
    Madison De La Garza to Direct Zoom Mystery Thriller Starring TikTokersSurprise, written and produced by Max Marlow, features the app’s top POV actors.
  50. extremely online
    Mariah Carey Is Still Obsessed With the #WipeItDown ChallengeShe brought back an old friend.
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