Dave Schilling

  1. holiday streaming
    The 8 Best Christmas Movies on HuluHappiest Season, Black Christmas, A Christmas Switch, and more.
  2. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Mike Myers Characters, RankedThe comedian’s greatest creations are reflections of who he perceives himself to be, who he wants to be, and who he is most afraid of.
  3. wednesday night movie club
    How to Watch Basic Instinct With Your Significant OtherLet a whodunnit lead to a whoisdoingit. (You are.)
  4. jokes
    The Best Jokes From Beth Stelling’s Stand-up Special Girl DaddyIf you haven’t watched the HBO Max special yet, allow these very funny jokes to convince you.
  5. snl
    6 of Eddie Murphy’s Most Iconic SNL SketchesFrom “Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood” to “James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party.”
  6. movies
    Who’s Afraid of an Eddie Murphy Comeback?Dolemite Is My Name allows Eddie Murphy to reclaim a potent swagger that made him both inescapably magnetic and undeniably threatening.
  7. SNL Writers on Their Favorite Oddball Sketches of Season 44From “Romano Tours” to “Bodega Bathroom.”
  8. backstories
    The Season SNL Embraced Its Old, Weird Self AgainThe show’s writers walk us through the highlights from a year when they dialed back the Trump.
  9. appreciations
    Rip Torn Was an Unforgettable Force on The Larry Sanders ShowAs Larry’s producer Artie, the late actor epitomized the ultimate showbiz friend.
  10. oral history
    ‘The Sketch That Always Plays Hot’An oral history of Saturday Night Live’s “Black Jeopardy.”
  11. vulture lists
    The 8 Best Jokes From John Mulaney’s Kid Gorgeous Special“This is a horse … loose in a hospital.”
  12. Every Time Hollywood Made the ‘Black Version’ of a Hit MovieFrom Blacula to Who’s Your Caddy?, let’s review the most egregious examples of “What if we made a black version of X?”
  13. vulture lists
    The 9 Best Jokes From Chris Rock’s New Netflix SpecialTamborine delves into Chris Rock’s divorce from his ex-wife, his infidelity, and his addiction to porn.
  14. close reads
    A Close Read of the Pimp Story Dave Chappelle Tells in The Bird RevelationWho’s who?
  15. What Was the Best Era of Saturday Night Live Ever?Was it the original cast? Tina Fey times? The early ’90s?
  16. Why Sasheer Zamata Never Had a Chance on Saturday Night LiveShe now belongs to one of the most exclusive clubs in American comedy: the black female comedian let down by SNL.
  17. the price of fame
    Do We Expect Too Much of Dave Chappelle?He’s rich and famous, yet we still want to see the plucky underdog.
  18. 100 jokes
    The Legacy of Stepin Fetchit Remains an Obstacle for Today’s Black ComediansHis racial subordination forced a choice between popular recognition and basic human dignity.