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  1. consequences
    Emma Thompson Leaves Skydance Movie Luck After Company Hires John LasseterShe had already started recording for the voice-acting role.
  2. science of us
    What People Who Are ‘Lucky in Love’ All Have in CommonAccording to a behavioral scientist.
  3. inequality
    Is It Worth It to Try to Get Rich People to Realize They’re Lucky?If it’s such an uphill battle, as the research suggests, is it worth maybe trying something else instead?
  4. New York’s Top Venture Capitalist Nailed a Research-Backed Secret of Success“Probabilistic” thinking feels weird, but it’s super important.
  5. The Strange Power of Unlucky CharmsWe put a lot of weight on the backstories of objects, even — maybe especially — when those stories aren’t happy ones.
  6. Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in EverythingIn a talk about his new book on luck, the economist Robert Frank offered some ideas for increasing luck awareness.
  7. luck
    Why Believing in Luck Makes You a Better PersonThere’s a cost to our persistent myth that merit tells the whole story.
  8. hard times
    David Milch Lost $100 Million to GamblingThe writer is left with $17 million in debt, according to a lawsuit.
  9. luck
    Manhattan Toddler Saved by Trash ContainerAfter falling out of a third-floor window.
  10. things that are legit
    Joe Torre’s Daughter Caught a Falling BabyOn her way to work.
  11. just your luck
    Luck Writer Is Basically Writing More Luck ScriptsRead episode one!
  12. year in culture 2012
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s Favorite Drama Episodes of 2012Now it’s time to get serious.
  13. gone too soon
    In Memoriam: TV Shows and Characters We Lost in 2012Grab the tissues!
  14. year of culture 2012
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s Top 10 TV Shows for 2012The best in ambitious drama (Mad Men, Homeland) and fantastical comedy (Louie, Community).
  15. cash money
    Axing Luck Cost HBO $35 MillionOuch.
  16. luck
    Stabbed NYPD Officer Expected to Make a Full Recovery Despite taking a knife straight through the head.
  17. emmys 2012
    Luck Doesn’t Count As a Miniseries for the EmmysEven though it’s only nine episodes.
  18. overnights
    Luck Series-Finale Recap: That’s All She RodeThe David Milch–Michael Mann collaboration rides off into the sunset.
  19. the vulture transcript
    Michael Mann and David Milch Open Up About the Cancellation of LuckThe duo discusses the horse fatalities, the protests, and where the show would have gone.
  20. beefs
    Nick Nolte Has a Story About David Milch, Michael Mann, and a Baseball BatAnd it is a good story.
  21. overnights
    Luck Recap: Nearing the Finish LineIt’s the show’s penultimate hour.
  22. tv
    Seitz: What Could Luck’s Cancellation Mean for Game of Thrones’ Horses?While Luck was under extra scrutiny for being about a horse track, its animal-cruelty accusations could expand to affect more shows.
  23. Whoa: HBO Is Shutting Down Luck, ForeverAfter three horses die during production, the network pulls the plug on the David Milch drama.
  24. sadface
    Another Horse Dies in Connection With HBO’s LuckThis is the third equine to go down.
  25. overnights
    Luck Recap: A Herd of TwoNot quite a placeholder, there’s lots of interpersonal development at hand in this hour.
  26. overnights
    Luck Recap: No Icing Error, This“You got all the answers to keep your hands in your pockets.”
  27. ratings
    Nobody Is Watching HBO’s LuckThe ratings are pretty tiny.
  28. overnights
    Luck Recap: Radical TendernessThis is starting to feel like a David Milch show.
  29. chat room
    Luck’s Kerry Condon on Horse Riding, the Perks of Being Irish, and PETA“I think sometimes the problem with animal rights campaigners, including myself, is that we don’t think about people’s feelings, too.”
  30. Luck Recap: Myth ConnectionsWho knew Nick Nolte was such a good crier?
  31. chat room
    Luck’s Jason Gedrick on Gambling Addicts, His Poker Tell, and Watching David Milch Bet It’s “like jazz or rap: There’s a rhythm to it, but it’s kind of wild.”
  32. reality check
    How Accurate Is Luck About Life at the Track?We spoke with Broadway producer, and regular bettor, Jerry Zaks.
  33. vulture lists
    Who Is HBO’s Biggest Asshole?Where does Kenny Powers rank in the network’s echelon of jerks?
  34. overnights
    Luck Recap: Worth the BotherIt doesn’t connect the dots for you, it makes you do it.
  35. sadface
    Luck Euthanized Two HorsesPETA is not happy.
  36. overnights
    Luck Recap: Aces WildEpisode two digs into Ace’s backstory.
  37. talk
    How Long Do You Give Shows to Get Good?An episode? A season?
  38. renewals
    HBO Renews Luck for a Second SeasonMilch! Mann! Mumbling!
  39. overnights
    Luck Recap: If Wishes Were Horses …David Milch and Michael Mann’s collaboration begins.
  40. vulture lists
    The Eight Manliest Collaborations of All-TimeHBO’s Luck is pretty macho, but is it the macho-est?
  41. chat room
    The Awesomely Talkative Nick Nolte on His Oscar Nomination and Racetrack Drama, Luck“We had a scene that we shot of me riding the horse … but they cut that. Mostly I talk to the horse, like the old man is telling him a fairy tale.”
  42. tca
    HBO’s Busy TCA Panel: Dustin Hoffman, Ricky Gervais, Lena Dunham, and MorePlus notes on Girls, Veep, Game Change, and more.
  43. Menus
    Lentils For LuckGet your lucky New Year’s Italian meal in Santa Monica.
  44. ratings roundup
    Ratings: All-American Muslim, Boardwalk Empire, Hell on WheelsAs well as ‘Luck,’ Bag of Bones,’ and ‘Enlightened.’
  45. explainer
    A Handy Guide to Understanding HBO’s LuckWhat is a “Pick Six” and the answers to other questions raised by last night’s premiere.
  46. tv
    HBO Moves Up Luck Premiere to DecemberGet ready, horse fans.
  47. beefs
    Tough Luck: David Milch vs. Michael MannThe two duked it out for creative control of their upcoming HBO series.
  48. clickables
    Watch a Short Preview of HBO’s Horse-Racing Drama, LuckGambling! Angry jockeys! Nick Nolte with a beard.
  49. winning the lotto
    After Buying Powerball Ticket at a Detroit Porn Shop, Friends Win Over $120 Million“Everything has changed.”
  50. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Miley, P.I.Plus: Joan Allen will team up with Dustin Hoffman on HBO.
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