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Little Gold Men by Vanity Fair

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory. For more on Little Gold Men, visit vanityfair.com/podcast/little-gold-men

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United States

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Panoply

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory. For more on Little Gold Men, visit vanityfair.com/podcast/little-gold-men

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English


Episodes
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All Our 2024 Emmy Nominations Predictions

7/11/2024
This week, Rebecca, Richard, and David attempt to predict the Emmy nominees ahead of next week's announcement and break down why The Bear, Hacks, and Shogun are likely to do very well. Plus, we go through some recent fall festival announcements and what they might mean for the films' Oscar chances.

Duration:00:56:10

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Julianne Nicholson’s Life Didn’t Change After Mare of Easttown, and She’s Just Fine With That

7/9/2024
Fresh off her Emmy win, the veteran scene-stealer had an offer to star in a glitzy new TV show. She tells Little Gold Men about turning it down to make Janet Planet, an indie gem that feels like a career statement.

Duration:00:34:48

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Jacob Anderson Dives Deep Into Interview With a Vampire’s Wild Finale

7/1/2024
The star of AMC’s terrific drama series joins Little Gold Men this week to talk the game-changing season two finale (spoilers ahead!), the most insane things the show has asked him to do thus far, and how his complicated experience on Game of Thrones has informed his approach to his new series’ rabid fandom. Plus, his thoughts on a newly announced season three.

Duration:00:33:07

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Everything to Expect From The Bear’s Third Season

6/27/2024
Rebecca returns to the show this week for a deep dive into The Bear season 3 (now streaming on Hulu), with Richard having watched every episode for review and David freshly returned from a glitzy premiere event in Los Angeles. Plus: The cohosts discuss the best movies and TV shows of the year so far.

Duration:00:40:25

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Jodie Comer Knew Her Bikeriders Accent Would Be Polarizing: “She’s Lost Her Mind!”

6/25/2024
The Emmy winner tells Little Gold Men why her bold performance in the acclaimed film required taking a big risk.

Duration:00:24:08

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Are we trapped in an endless loop of sequel land?

6/20/2024
The summer box office seems to be revived thanks to Inside Out 2, but does its success mean we will be stuck with sequels? David and Richard discuss the prospects and recommend some quieter films worthy of checking out this season. Plus, as nominations voting for the Emmy Awards closes next week, they make a plug for some of their favorite shows and performances in contention.

Duration:00:40:01

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John Mulaney and Jessica Lange on Making New Art with Old Friends

6/18/2024
John Mulaney gives us a peek into the making of Everybody’s in LA and shares his favorite moments from the live show. Then, Jessica Lange joins us to connect the dots between her former characters and her current roles in The Great Lillian Hall and Mother Play.

Duration:00:38:41

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Predicting the Big Winners at This Year’s Tony Awards

6/13/2024
On this week’s roundtable episode of the Little Gold Men podcast, the panelists discuss Broadway’s biggest night, when a play with music just might outshine all the musicals.

Duration:00:44:23

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The Bear’s Liza Colón-Zayas on Finding Her Breakout Role After 30 Years on Screen

6/11/2024
New York theater icon Liza Colón-Zayas joins the show this week ahead of The Bear’s season three premiere for an emotional reflection on her long, at times painful journey to the FX phenomenon—for which she may net her first-ever Emmy nomination next month. Then, fellow first-time contender Jonathan Bailey goes deep on his epic queer romance Fellow Travelers, and the rich bond he developed with co-star Matt Bomer.

Duration:00:51:06

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The Emmy Frontrunners: Are Baby Reindeer, The Bear, and Shōgun Locked in?

6/6/2024
David is joined by Vanity Fair staff writers Chris Murphy and Savannah Walsh for an in-depth conversation on the state of the Emmy race, from the controversy swirling around limited-series frontrunner Baby Reindeer to the impact of Shōgun’s eleventh-hour recategorization as a drama series. Plus: Following Hacks’ rapturously received third season, can it challenge The Bear’s comedy crown?

Duration:00:47:57

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Tony nominees Jonathan Groff and William Jackson Harper on Rediscovering Themselves on Stage

6/4/2024
It's a Tonys interview special, with two of this year's buzziest stage performers joining the podcast. First, Richard speaks with Merrily We Roll Along nominee Jonathan Groff about his transformative experience on the Sondheim musical, his first Broadway show since Hamilton. Then, David catches up with The Good Place alum William Jackson Harper, who between Uncle Vanya and Primary Trust had one of the best years on stage for any actor in recent memory. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs.

Duration:00:44:41

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The Best and Worst of Cannes 2024

5/30/2024
David and Richard are back from the Croisette and ready to break down the highlights (and lowlights) from the Cannes Film Festival 2024. They dig into the big prize-winners, including the potentially Oscar-bound Anora and Emilia Perez, as well as the films that struggled to make much of a splash, including the heavily hyped auteur projects of Francis Ford Coppola (Megalopolis) and Kevin Costner (Horizon). Plus, they share some personal, under-the-radar favorites that deserve to lead long lives out of the festival. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs.

Duration:00:50:52

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Maya Rudolph and Seth Meyers on Their SNL Past—And Emmy-Contending Present

5/28/2024
It’s an aughts Saturday Night Live reunion as Maya Rudolph and Seth Meyers join the podcast. First, Rudolph digs into the new season of her Apple TV+ comedy Loot and the career that’s led to this long-awaited starring vehicle. Then Meyers reflects on the 10th anniversary of his talk series Late Night, and how he’s kept things fresh in a turbulent media ecosystem. Plus: The pair shares their favorite memories of each other from their time on SNL. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs.

Duration:00:52:11

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Little Gold Men Goes Apocalyptic: The Creators of 'Fallout' Tell All

5/23/2024
In a live show from Los Angeles, we explore the polarized critical reactions to Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis at Cannes, plus Fallout stars Walton Goggins and Aaron Moten join us, along with showrunner Geneva Robertson-Dworet, to delve into secrets of the apocalyptic drama and the classic Western influences that shaped its story. Hosted by Vanity Fair's senior Hollywood correspondent Anthony Breznican and television correspondent Joy Press.

Duration:00:47:16

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Juno Temple and Calista Flockhart on Taking Big Risks in Their New Shows

5/21/2024
We’re talking about two juicy limited-series performances on this week’s interview episode. Juno Temple first digs deep into her Fargo transformation and what it felt like to pull that off fresh out of Ted Lasso. Then, Ally McBeal and Brothers & Sisters alum Calista Flockart talks her welcome return to TV in the new season of Feud—and how good it felt to play someone so (sometimes) mean. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs.

Duration:00:49:15

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Back to Black and the State of the Music Biopic

5/16/2024
From Elvis to Bob Marley: One Love, the music biopic has proven back in fashion with theatergoers, even if their quality can sometimes (increasingly?) leave much to be desired. This week, Vanity Fair staff writer Savannah Walsh joins Richard and David to break down how the new Amy Winehouse drama, Back to Black, fits into this trend, before reflecting on the genre more broadly—from a few personal favorites to the many examples that haven't worked over the past few years. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs.

Duration:00:35:53

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Mariska Hargitay and Bowen Yang Hit Thrilling New Milestones

5/14/2024
Celebrating her 25th year as a part of the Law & Order franchise, SVU star Mariska Hargitay joins Richard in-studio for a thoughtful, at times emotional reflection on the iconic role of Olivia Benson. Later, David catches up with current Saturday Night Live MVP Bowen Yang, exploring his own season of breakthroughs and firsts. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs

Duration:00:52:04

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Is Hollywood in For a Bummer Summer?

5/9/2024
Despite strong reviews and a lack of competition in theaters, The Fall Guy fell flat at the box office last weekend, an ominous kickoff to the summer season. VF's Hollywood editor Hillary Busis joins Richard and David to discuss other early May disappointments, including Chris Pine's Poolman and Jerry Seinfeld's Unfrosted—and search for some potential bright spots in the months ahead. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs

Duration:00:47:40

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Jean Smart on Her Triumphant Hacks Return, Plus The Morning Show’s New Secret Weapon

5/7/2024
Emmy winner Jean Smart kicks off this week’s interview episode in a lively conversation with VF senior Hollywood correspondent Julie Miller about the third season of Hacks, from its increased physical demands on the actress to the deepening of her relationship with co-star Hannah Einbinder. Then, staff writer Savannah Walsh catches up with Nicole Beharie, the scene-stealing powerhouse who brought The Morning Show to new heights. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs

Duration:00:44:59

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Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt Rescue 'The Fall Guy'

5/2/2024
It's a weekend of appealingly starry movie releases, with Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt lending steamy chemistry to The Fall Guy and Anne Hathaway anchoring the new rom-com The Idea of You. VF’s senior Hollywood correspondent Julie Miller joins David and Richard to discuss the two films as well as the impressive third season of Hacks, premiering Thursday on Max after a two-year-long break, and how it defines a (comedy) Emmy race that’s increasingly prioritizing satisfying drama over belly laughs. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Follow our hosts: @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs

Duration:00:46:32