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State Of The Romcom

  1. the rom com lives
    Kumail Nanjiani on Being a Brown Romantic Hero, and Making a Funny Coma Movie“I was not getting offered romantic leading roles. I’ve always played some version of a nerdy guy or something like that.”
  2. the rom com lives
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Showrunners Break Down 9 Songs From Season TwoWhy they “went to battle” to keep their favorite songs on the show.
  3. Kevin Hart and the Plight of the Modern Black Rom-ComIn modern romantic comedies, nonwhite love comes as a package deal.
  4. the rom com lives
    Why Young A-List Actresses Don’t Make Romantic Comedies AnymoreStars like Julia Roberts and Meg Ryan made their careers in rom-coms. Why have their successors stayed away?
  5. the rom com lives
    Like It or Not, The Bachelor Is the Quintessential Rom-Com of Our TimeIt’s the rom-com we deserve, even if it’s not the one we want.
  6. state of the rom com
    Why the Grand Romantic Gesture Will Never DieWe may be cynical about schmaltzy rom-com moments, but we still crave them.
  7. the rom com lives
    Why Texting Is Such a Rich Narrative Tool for the Modern Romantic ComedyIt’s a convenient, compact ticking narrative time bomb.
  8. The 34 Best Romantic Comedies of the Past Decade, and Where to Stream ThemIncluding Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Her, and Obvious Child.
  9. the rom com lives
    The Romantic Comedy Is Not Dead — It’s Just Not the Same As You RememberToday, Vulture begins a weeklong examination of the state of the genre.