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  1. The Andy Greenwald Podcast: William H. Macy

    Andy Greenwald

    Over the course of his long and impressive career, William H. Macy has gone from being one of Hollywood's most reliable "that guy" character actors to the guy. This Sunday marks the fourth-season premiere of Shameless, Showtime's scabrous family come...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Grantland Audibles: Kenny Powers Is F---ing Out

    Grantland Network

    In the latest edition of Grantland Audibles, we revisit the set of HBO's Eastbound & Down. A voice actor narrates Amos Barshad's visit on the eve of the show's final season and his conversation with Kenny Powers himself. You can listen to this...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  3. Career Arc: The Not-Quite Stardom of Gabrielle Union

    Rembert Browne

    Let's look back at Busta Rhymes's video for 2006’s "I Love My Chick." This is when it becomes clear that actor Gabrielle Union's career is ripe for a thorough investigation. The music video is inspired by 2005’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith, w...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. Grantland Audibles: Boring Old Unbeatable AJ McCarron

    Grantland Network

    In the latest edition of Grantland Audibles, we take a look back at AJ McCarron's college career ahead of his final game for the Crimson Tide in tonight's Sugar Bowl. A voice actor narrates Charles P. Pierce's story about the Alabama quarterback as P...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  5. R.I.P., James Avery. And Uncle Phil.

    Rembert Browne

    When you're missing someone, it's commonplace to look for anything to fill that void. So it's a confusing moment when one of the foremost fillers of the void is suddenly gone. James Avery, an actor for more than 30 years best known as Philip Banks...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. The 10 Most Underappreciated TV Performances of 2013

    Andy Greenwald

    The holiday lights are off, but the ball has yet to drop. It's the perfect time to use 2013's remaining shine on some of its least-heralded performers. What follows isn't a list of the year's best TV shows (already done!) or the best actors on those ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  7. Grantland Audibles: I Survived a Raiders Game

    Grantland Network

    In the latest edition of Grantland Audibles, we revisit our coverage of the 2012 Week 3 NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and the Pittsburgh Steelers. A voice actor narrates Katie Baker's story about a visit to Coliseum and her encounter with...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  8. Funny? No, Die: The Many Problems of Anchorman 2: The Legend Cont...

    Wesley Morris

    You can tell when an actor adores a character, because breaking it becomes tough. Will Ferrell loves being the idiot anchorman Ron Burgundy, whether he's in a movie or not. Since the fall, he has donned Burgundy's burgundy three-piece suit and mustac...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  9. Peter O'Toole: 1932-2013

    Wesley Morris

    One doesn't typically look at a classically trained, highly skilled stage actor and focus on a single physical feature barely visible from the middle of the house. But Peter O'Toole didn't become a movie star just because of all that training and tal...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  10. The Golden Globes and the Academy Awards

    Mark Harris

    With the Golden Globe nominations behind us, breaking down the Oscars' biggest voting blocs to understand who wins and why.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  11. Adam Sandler Was the Most Overpaid Actor of 2013, Sort of, If You...

    Zach Dionne

    Forbes gives celebrities numerous annual opportunities to stunt on the Jumbotron that is the Internet. The Most Overpaid Actors list is not one of these opportunities. This year's winner/loser is Adam Sandler, who Forbes says is "one of the few actor...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  12. Learning to Accept NBC's Rosemary's Baby Miniseries

    Tess Lynch

    Rosemary's Baby is one of my favorite movies of all time. It plays on all of my biggest fears: intrusive neighbors (maybe without dishwashers) who force you to eat things they've prepared, the plight of struggling actors ("Nobody Loves an Albatross" ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. Christian Bale and the Age of the Invisible Movie Star

    Sean Fennessey

    "What do you hope to do next?" "I don't know. I want to do another film. Definitely." What a nice young man. That is a 13-year-old Christian Bale talking with Gene Shalit in 1987, carving a career path with good cheer. In his first-ever te...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  14. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: With Special Guest Mike Birbiglia!

    Tess Lynch and Molly Lambert and Emily Yoshida

    The hoodies are reunited, and it feels pretty great! Today we welcome a very special guest to the pod: Comedian, actor, and director Mike Birbiglia is here to discuss his great new special My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. But first, we chat about Chris Lil...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  15. Q&A: Inside Llewyn Daviss Oscar Isaac on the Coen Brothers, Work...

    John Lopez

    Oscar Isaac may be the luckiest actor in Hollywood right now — and he knows it. After breakout roles in Robin Hood and Drive, he's double-stepped it up the escalator of success and now finds himself headlining Inside Llewyn Davis, the latest fi...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  16. B.S. Report: Wesley Morris

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Grantland film critic Wesley Morris about this year's Oscar race for Best Actor, as well as the careers of Robert Redford and Leonardo DiCaprio. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and chec...

    Blog | December 04, 2013