Last week, Jesse David Fox and Sarah Frank of Vulture slapped a camera on and ventured all the way out to Greenpoint. Why? Because the customers of Cafe Grumpy aren’t going to interview themselves about Girls! (False.)
But in between depressing responses from baristas–”I had a customer come down from Canada, and he visited Grumpy’s because he saw the cafe on Girls“– and obnoxious responses from hipster residents–”We don’t think of it as this cool neighborhood…well, it is a cool neighborhood, but we don’t think of it as like, this like, entity. It’s just Brooklyn”– there was a moment of pure, undiluted honesty. One man, just one, was brave enough to speak his real feelings about Lena Dunham’s program. That man was Charlie Dugan.
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It is a laughing matter: When Michael J. Fox abruptly left his starring role on ABC’s Spin City in 2000, the world was shocked to find out that the actor was suffering from a degenerative brain disorder.
So what better way to mark his return, over a decade later, than with a comedy about a family man with Parkinson’s?
Vulture, New York magazine’s stand-alone culture blog, has hired two new editors, editor Josh Wolk announced today.
The first is Jessica Grose, the former Jezebel currently overseeing Slate’s DoubleX. She will fill the deputy editor position Willa Paskin recently left to become television critic at Salon. (We’ll have Foster draw up another visual aid Read More
Three things in this life are, it would seem, inevitable: death, taxes, and New York‘s Vulture blog (which covers pop culture) misusing the term “inevitable.” Yesterday, the blog asked who would star in the “inevitable News of the World movie”–you know, because media scandals are always turned around, right away, into docudramas which Read More