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  1. party chat
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  2. rogening
    Watch a Compilation of Seth Rogen’s Many Pop-Culture ReferencesAlmost every one of his characters has the same tic.
  3. supercut
    ‘I’m a Vampire!’: Watch Vulture’s True Blood Self-Identification SupercutVampires, fairies, and werepanthers, oh my!
  4. video
    Watch and Learn a Collection of Larry David’s Rules of Society“Cheek-to-cheek contact for men is unacceptable!” And other laws …
  5. The Other Critics
    Sifton Finds Old-School Chinatown at 456 Shanghai Cuisine; Shockey Mixed onPlus: Sutton weighs in on a pair of Kosher steakhouses, Cuozzo finds “fun food” at the Dutch, and more of this week’s reviews.
  6. Grub Maps
    Where to Actually Drink a Hurricane This Weekend (With a Map!)When life throws you natural disasters, you might as well have a drink.
  7. The Other Critics
    Sifton Calls Roberta’s ‘Extraordinary’; Cheshes Thinks St.Plus: Lauren Shockey gets drunk at the Beagle, Robert Sietsema likes the food and hates the scene at Qi Bangkok Eatery, and more, in this week’s reviews.
  8. on set
    Vulture on Set: Imagining the Plot of Gossip Girl’s Fifth SeasonWith a slideshow!
  9. The Other Critics
    Sifton Praises Danji; Cuozzo Disappointed by Casa NonnaPlus: Ryan Sutton mourns Cafe des Artistes at the Leopard at des Artistes, and more of this week’s reviews.
  10. race against the clock
    Watch a Vulture Supercut of Movies Up Against a DeadlineYou have one hour to live. Duhn duhn duhn.
  11. The Other Critics
    Sifton Delights in Boulud Sud; Cheshes Calls Salinas ‘MorePlus: ‘The New Yorker’ checks out the Castello Plan, and more, in this week’s roundup of reviews.
  12. The Other Critics
    Cheshes and Sietsema Praise Boulud Sud; Cuozzo Says Beauty and Essex IsPlus: Shockey goes Czech, and Sifton digs the scene at the Leopard, all in our weekly critical roundup.
  13. video
    Watch Vulture’s Guide to a Male-Makeover SceneIt takes more than just a new suit.
  14. vulture on set
    See Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penélope Cruz, and a Limber Woody Allen on the Set of Bop DecameronGreta Gerwig is also there, in awe of the ever-stretching Woody.
  15. The Other Critics
    Ryan Sutton Impressed by Brushstroke; Steve Cuozzo Calls Marble KitchenPlus: Sam Sifton on Palm, “Tables for Two” on the Smile, and more, all in our weekly critical roundup.
  16. Openings
    Yes, Today’s UES Fairway Opening Was Completely MobbedWe braved the new store’s crowds so you don’t have to.
  17. The Other Critics
    Cheshes Calls the Beagle ‘Inconsistent’; Cuozzo Says ‘MorePlus: Sietsema on the Trilby, and “Tables for Two” heads to Danji.
  18. Lists
    Twelve Restaurants Where You Definitely Won’t Be Bothered by Crying KidsWe called every nice place we could think of and got the definitive list of who does, and (more importantly) doesn’t, allow crying kids into their dining rooms.
  19. The Great Outdoors
    Pic-a-nic Time: A Guide to New York’s Great Premade Picnic Baskets (With aWhere to track down twelve of the best ready-to-eat baskets in the city.
  20. soft core
    The True Blood Sex Index: What Characters Have Had the Most, and How?We’ve tallied sex with biting, sex in dreams, sex tied up, sex on V, dry humping, oral sex, and more.
  21. The Other Critics
    Jay Cheshes Impressed by Brushstroke; Ryan Sutton Thinks Sam TalbotPlus: ‘The New Yorker’ discovers Roberta’s, and more.
  22. The Other Critics
    Sifton, Cheshes, Shockey Praise the Dutch; Sutton Calls Bar Boulud ‘QuietAnd Sietsema finds a Sri Lankan hideaway in Chelsea.
  23. 2011 Firecracker Fact Sheet This year, Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks will again light up the Hudson at approximately 9:20 p.m. Here are the best places to catch the show.
  24. The Other Critics
    Sifton Swoons for Empellón; Ed Levine Hits Up Mable’s SmokehousePlus: Sietsema loves Phayul, Ed Levine on Mable’s Smokehouse, and more, all in our weekly critic roundup.
  25. party chat
    Vulture’s Behind-the-Scenes Timeline of the Tonys (and the After-Parties)Who had potty mouths, and who was making out?
  26. Spot Check
    Yup, There Are Already 45 Minute Lines at the New Shake ShackAn opening-day spot check.
  27. icons
    The Lady Gaga Look Book 2011A new, updated compendium of all of her outfits/costumes.
  28. User's Guide
    Cocktails in Bloom: 107 Spring DrinksAs the weather warms up, so does our mood, thanks to these technicolor cocktails.
  29. User's Guide
    The Poor Planner’s Guide to Mother’s Day Brunch: Where You Can StillWe’ve rounded up the best restaurants that still can still squeeze you and mom in for brunch this Sunday.
  30. the greatest show of our time
    Gossip Girl Recap Recap: Commoner Cop-OutWho made the best comments on our Reality Index?
  31. Rooftop MadnessHere are eight new spots this season for drinking above street level.
  32. User's Guide
    Ten Places to Get Sloshed While the Royals Get Hitched (With a Map!)Your guide to the city’s best royal wedding viewing parties.
  33. i love a parade
    On St. Patrick’s Day, Did People Really Care About Mayor Bloomberg’s Irish Gaffe?Nope!
  34. neighborhood news
    Lower East Side Gallerist Faces Off With Neighbors Over ‘Pornucopia’ Art ExhibitThink of the children!
  35. Good News
    At Bagatelle Beaumarchais, the Brunch Party Rages OnWe know you were worried.
  36. vulture lists
    Which Movie Characters Have Had the Most Epic Night Ever?McLovin? ‘The Hangover’ dudes? Elizabeth Shue?