The Vulture TV Podcast: Gilmore Girls Edition
A lively debate.
A lively debate.
Plus, why he's only ever watched the pilot of the series.
"When I was living in Tennessee, I needed art like this. I needed art about people who are young and living in cities and had friends."
It feels pretty spiritually tuned in to our turbulent times.
"Why do we feel better when we’re in nature? Why do we feel better when we’re helping other people? It’s a natural, human urge to want to do that."
Will political TV shows take on different tones than they used to? And will writers generally lean into more progressive ideas?
"I'm like, Shit. I'm the savviest mom in the world and I didn't even catch this."
This was really said to me in real life by somebody I was working with: "You're my kind of woman. Slap a pair of tits on you and you're just my type."
Should the show just be called Jane now?
"The Guy gets frustrated a lot more this season."
Of all the network TV musical productions, Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show felt like the biggest dud yet.
"I basically had a fight with Olivia Colman."
"They met probably in their mid to late 20s, and it was a great emotional converging point for both of them."
“Television has always been very good about staking out this middle ground between the novel and the short story.”
"It takes so many people to get a dog to do a routine."
"Everyone was bummed out [when people figured out the twist] because we were still shooting and everybody on set was like, Oh shit, this is fucked up."
This year's awards marked a palpable shift.
This year's awards felt surprisingly perceptive.
"We would love to be the people who helped short stories become the thing."
Helen leaning on the witness stand is a big no-no.