Dan Kois

  1. remembering
    The East Village Standoff I MissedIn 1995, I was oblivious to the drama in my neighborhood. Today, the East Village squatters’ battle for their houses is at the center of my novel.
  2. ‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’How Angels in America put Roy Cohn into the definitive story of AIDS.
  3. kean-u-meter
    Vulture’s Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu ReevesComplete with our patented Kean-u-meter™!
  4. Sitting Is Bad for You. So I Stopped. For a Whole Month.My calves weren’t happy. Neither were my kids.
  5. When You’re Ready to Begin Killing ZombiesFollow this advice.
  6. Should You Stay or Should You Go?Either way, there will be trouble. A debate.
  7. The Go! Go! Go! BagEverything you need to flee the horde.
  8. Hole Up HereWhere to seek refuge in a city of 8 million cannibals.
  9. The Zombie Brain at WorkTwo neuroscientists explain.
  10. Who Will Win in the End?Depends who you ask.
  11. Golden Rules1. STICK WITH FRIENDSBut not too many. “When venturing outside, make sure you go with one other person you can trust. If you try to go with thr […]
  12. How to Survive a Zombie AttackA fight-or-flight primer to outliving the urban undead.
  13. Arab Fling
  14. slideshow
    Vulture Ranks All the Harry Potter MoviesNow we can finally and officially put the entire series in its place.
  15. Home on ScreenProjections of the New York apartment.
  16. 53.1% of You Already Know What This Story’s About. Or Do You? Need a Hint?It’s about Professor Daryl Bem and his cheerful case for ESP.
  17. Swamp ThingA treacherous Everglades folktale from the promising Karen Russell.
  18. oscar race 2011
    How to Decode the 2011 ‘For Your Consideration’ AdsWhich represent realistic, serious campaigns, and which are windmill-tilting for a beloved star?
  19. ranters and ravers
    Vulture Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsFifty critics, 107 terrible movies!
  20. ranters and ravers
    Vulture Critics’ Poll: What’s the Worst Movie of 2010?The definitive survey of terribleness in film, with ballots and commentary from 50 of America’s most prominent critics.
  21. chat room
    Michel Gondry on the Gondry-esque Special Effects of The Green Hornet, and the One He Saved for the Sequel“When they tried the costumes on, everything fit Jay perfectly because he’s this handsome boy. And Seth was very embarrassed.”
  22. best of 2010
    The Top Ten Comics of 2010A kung fu saga, a New York throwback, a corpse-eating cop, and more.
  23. Sunset SongSpalding Gray’s son writes a musical coda to his father’s life.
  24. kanye
    Artist George Condo Explains His Five Covers for Kanye West’s Twisted FantasyCondo talked to us about Macbeth, ballerinas, and how he and West might have a few surprises up their sleeves.
  25.  85 Minutes With Whit StillmanThe preppy historiographer is finally making another film, about a group of supercilious, germophobic college girls. He still pops his collar.
  26. draco malfoy’s twitter wallpaper
    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
  27. vulture voice-over
    Vulture Voice-Over: The Acting of Daniel RadcliffeDan Kois and Lane Brown track the progress of Radcliffe’s performances, from ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’ through ‘Half-Blood Prince.’
  28. Tintin Gets ScalpedCharles Burns’s comic-book revisionism.
  29. Monster MashIn this New York, immigrants really are aliens (and zombies and werewolves).
  30. draco malfoy’s twitter wallpaper
    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
  31. Ignore the Mouse in OrlandoDon’t care about Disney? Cheap airfares and a hotel glut still make Orlando an affordable city for shopping, eating out, and catching some rays.
  32. vulture lists
    27 Reasons to Prefer the Eclipse MovieThe third in Vulture’s detailed comparisons of movie to overwritten, florid book.
  33. so joetorious
    Joe Biden Called My Old Boss a SmartassHe was the first boss I ever feared and hated.
  34. overnights
    Treme: Always for PleasureThe dysfunctional heart of the city has made itself known, and a couple of characters finally crack under the strain.
  35. overnights
    Treme: Fat Tuesday, Ash WednesdayLet’s survey the damage.
  36. overnights
    Treme Recap: Down Here in the City of MisruleAlbert makes a stand in the projects, and the mystery of David is solved.
  37. overnights
    Treme Recap: The Butt-Slapping Glories of YesteryearThis week, Davis considers running for office (then reconsiders), and Toni comes closer to learning David’s whereabouts.
  38. 9. Build a Better HeroNix the kids, keep the hat.
  39. overnights
    Treme: You Want to Talk About a Trombone?This episode, it’s the little things that really stick.
  40. overnights
    Treme: YouTube Rants and Caves of MysteryEveryone finds something to do, whether it’s road trips, heroin, or that nice lady around the corner.
  41. Panel DiscussionDaniel Clowes covers cartoon history in one graphic novel.
  42. overnights
    Treme Recap: I’m Gonna Call It GoodThe show starts to really gel, with cops, corpses, and the accursed National Guard.
  43. overnights
    Treme: What You NeedFor the most part, these New Orleans souls need money.
  44. overnights
    Treme: Just a Closer Walk With Y’AllIn this world of toil and snares, if I falter, Lord, who cares? Who but Thee my burden shares?
  45. decent proposals
    Why Not Expand the Oscar Acting Categories, Too?Oh, it’ll cheapen the Oscars, you might say. To which we reply: too late!
  46. churls
    Sean Penn Ditches Sandra Bullock Backstage; Forest Whitaker Comes to Her Rescue“Sean, what do I do now?”
  47. semiotics
    Kathryn Bigelow, It Is Time to Release Your Student Film Starring Gary BuseyWe want to see it so bad.
  48. The Real Groundbreaking Thing About Hurt Locker’s WinIt won without a real campaign.
  49. omissions
    Farrah Fawcett: Robbed or Not Robbed?She was in ‘Cannonball Run,’ Academy!
  50. math
    Were These the Most Boring Oscars Ever?A Vulture investigation!
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