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1/14/2008 at 12:35 p.m.
‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ to Be Two Movies?
Though we're glad that Warner Brothers is at least considering releasing two films of one of the books, we're a little surprised they're finally doing it for Deathly Hallows, which of course gives over a solid 400 of its 759 pages to Harry, Ron and Hermione shouting in tents.
1/10/2008 at 11:41 a.m.
Who the Hell Bought ‘In Rainbows’ on CD, Anyway?
It was old people all along!
1/9/2008 at 2:53 p.m.
A Fellow Museum Director Remembers Working for Philippe de Montebello: ‘Lose the Earring’
"Working at the Met under Philippe was like having been a minor courtier in the palace of Louis XIV."
1/9/2008 at 2:08 p.m.
Jerry Saltz on What the Met's Losing in De Montebello and What It Needs From Its Next Director
The ruby-throated voice of Patrick Stewart, the even-handed temperament and patrician air of a seasoned diplomat, and the ideals and ethics of a philosopher.
1/9/2008 at 1:20 p.m.
Who's Snooty Enough to Replace Philippe de Montebello?
Introducing Vulture's Snootometer™!
1/8/2008 at 1:19 p.m.
‘I DRINK YOUR MILKSHAKE!’: A Guide to Proper Usage
Please don't turn There Will Be Blood's volcanic phrase into another SportsCenter joke.
1/8/2008 at 10:25 a.m.
‘The Daily Show’: Jon Stewart Displays His Strike Guilt, Unibrow
"He should have done like Ellen did and had a bongo recital."
1/4/2008 at 11:15 a.m.
‘ER’: No One Suffers Like Jeanie Boulet
Remember when everyone watched
1/3/2008 at 10:15 a.m.
New York ‘Times’ Commenters Mourn the Decline in Hip-hop Sales
thoughtful, 2,000-word piece in Sunday's New York Times, Kelefa Sanneh considers the effects of hip-hop's waning sales on its cultural relevance, prompting nytimes.com commenters to say ridiculous things!
1/2/2008 at 3:25 p.m.
Tom Wolfe Ditches FSG for More Money at Little, Brown
How much money does it take to get a guy to abandon his publishing house of 43 years?
12/31/2007 at 9:42 a.m.
Vulture Exclusive! Ice Cube's ‘First Sunday’ Is Not Another Sequel to ‘Friday’
The L.A. Times profiles "the next Tyler Perry,"
before his movie makes $30 million this time.
12/19/2007 at 1:45 p.m.
We're Officially Excited About ‘The Hobbit,’ and Worried About the Sequel
How much did New Line have to pay Peter Jackson to settle their lawsuit?
12/17/2007 at 3:45 p.m.
‘The New Yorker’ Publishes Raymond Carver's Original; Is It Better Than Gordon Lish's Edit?
The differences are stark; Lish's published version is 4,800 words, or about half as long as Carver's, for example.
12/17/2007 at 1:45 p.m.
3 Doors Down Wants to Send You to Iraq
A National Guard PSA basically gives up the sugarcoating.
12/10/2007 at 4:54 p.m.
Christian Tomatoes: Faith-Based Critics Take on ‘The Golden Compass’
"Consider this bit of sacrilege a taste of what's to come."
12/7/2007 at 11:45 a.m.
Meet the New Titans of Contemporary Chinese Art
Chinese contemporary art has been an up-and-coming market the past few years, and the heady Christie’s International auction that happened earlier this week in Hong Kong underscored that, bringing in $108.3 million in one day.
12/7/2007 at 9:15 a.m.
Where Did ‘The Golden Compass’ Go Astray? And Was Tom Stoppard's Original Script a Masterpiece?
We got our hands on two early drafts of the screenplay and figured out why the movie wound up a failure.
12/6/2007 at 2:15 p.m.
Is ‘Dirty Sexy Money’ Dirty or Sexy Enough?
Sternbergh and Nussbaum debate.
12/6/2007 at 9:15 a.m.
Morgan Spurlock Probably Did Not Find Osama bin Laden
He made his name upchucking McNuggets out the driver's side of an automobile — now has documentarian Morgan Spurlock discovered the whereabouts of the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks? Probably not!
12/3/2007 at 2:25 p.m.
Ben Silverman Is About to Cash Out
Ben Silverman, master of the conflict of interest!