Vulture will host its second annual Vulture Festival Los Angeles Presented by AT&T, a weekend of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site to life, and an expansion of the pop-culture extravaganza that has taken place in New York City for the last five years.
Vulture Festival Los Angeles’s lineup includes actors in conversation, exclusive screenings, cast reunions, live podcasts, a comedy show, table reads, a private museum tour, and more, taking place November 17–18, primarily at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles, with select events at other venues. Below are a few events that we recommend:
Fresh off a rousing insurgent campaign for governor of New York, progressive activist and Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon won’t be silent when it comes to the issues that plague her home state and the nation. Grab a coffee and come see this morning conversation between Nixon and New York Magazine editor-in-chief Adam Moss, where they’ll discuss the intersection of politics and entertainment, the state of the union following the midterms, and much more. Tickets: $30
Star of Get Out and Rel, comedian Lil Rel joins Vulture senior editor Jesse David Fox for an episode of his podcast, Good One, in which the guest picks one of the best jokes from their career to play and discuss. Tickets: $20
Podcast teams go head-to-head in this trivia competition as they battle to the death. Well, not really literal death, but it’s still a blood sport. Our entertainment experts will compete for the coveted prize of fist bumps and kudos as they show off their pop-culture knowledge in rapid-fire rounds. Teams from your favorite podcasts include the hosts of Couples Therapy, Glowing Up, and Jordan, Jesse, Go! Hosted by Jon Gabrus. Tickets: $20
Have you ever wondered what some of your favorite movie and TV scenes would be like if they were animated? Like what if Pinky and the Brain starred in the “I’m Flying” scene from Titanic? Well, you’re in luck, as a slew of incredible voice-over actors perform live excerpts from cult classics as various animated characters. Participating voices include James Adomian(Bob’s Burgers, BoJack Horseman), Mo Collins (F Is For Family, Family Guy) Maurice LaMarche (Futurama, Pinky and the Brain), Phil LaMarr (Futurama, Samurai Jack) Robert Paulsen and (Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain). Tickets: $20
There’s a musical scheduled for November 18th at 5:00pm. The thing is, the actors don’t know what roles they’re playing and there is no script. There isn’t even a title! Enter hosts Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino who — with very special guest Rachel Bloom — will dream up an entirely improvised musical while you watch. Tickets: $20