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Everything You Need To Know About ‘Serial’ Before the Finale

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- Diane Cho + Rahsheeda Ali

Serial, from the creators of the award-winning podcast, This American Life, has grown into a cultural phenomenon overnight. Hordes of listeners tune in to host Sarah Koenig every Thursday to try and solve the mystery of who murdered Woodlawn High School student Hae Min Lee in 1999. The obsession with the show has spawned hilarious parody videos, detailed episode recaps, and sub-reddits on sub-reddits filled with theories on whether convicted killer/ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed is actually innocent.

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A Guide to Paul Thomas Anderson Movies Streaming on Netflix

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-Tara Aquino

If you’re planning on seeing Inherent Vice today, here’s a warning: You’ll need multiple viewings to wrap your mind around what happens. You can chalk it up to its equally dense source novel of the same name, written by Thomas Pynchon, or you can attribute that to its director, Paul Thomas Anderson, a man who seems to get a kick out of filling your brain with more than you can process at once.
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Surprisingly Profound Life Advice from the Greatest Movie Stoners

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Thanks to Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Inherent Vice, Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) will go down as one of the greatest movie stoners of all time. Based on Thomas Pynchon‘s protagonist in the novel of the same name, Phoenix’s Sportello is a hippie private eye who likes to toke up while pondering the world and solving the mystery of his missing ex-girlfriend. He’s also pleasant proof that stoners aren’t just a collection of nonsense and wasted days. Read more…