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In The Limelight
A weekly podcast from Vanity Fair's Josh Duboff and Julie Miller exploring the ins and outs of pop culture, entertainment, and celebrity. Pour yourself a glass of champagne (or two), and join us as we go in-depth on the celebrity narratives and storylines— from Kate Middleton to the Kardashians— we are obsessed with each week.
Society & Culture
1
No Bad Energy
On In the Limelight’s grand finale, Josh and Julie discuss Meghan’s work guest-editing the September issue of British Vogue, and say farewell.
37 min
2
Nicole and Meryl’s BLL Finale
Josh and Julie dissect the "Big Little Lies" finale, and discuss the recent Prince George birthday portraits.
31 min
3
When Meghan Met Beyoncé
Josh and Julie discuss Meghan and Beyoncé’s much-anticipated meeting at The Lion King premiere, plus Meghan, Kate and Pippa’s power Wimbledon trio and that surprise Cambridge-Sussex family outing.
37 min
4
A Royal Summer
Josh and Julie discuss Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s recent Wimbledon appearances, as well as Archie’s christening.
30 min
5
Villanelle Tells All, Re-airing
Josh and Julie are traveling, so please enjoy our conversation with Killing Eve's Jodie Comer. We'll be back next week!
37 min
6
Happy News
Josh and Julie discuss a new development in Princess Beatrice’s life—plus Meghan Markle’s rumored friendship with Rihanna, and the duchess’s days at Humphrey Yogart.
28 min
7
“Harry’s First Father’s Day”
Josh and Julie analyze the Sussex and Cambridge’s Father’s Day Instagram content, as well as Kate’s Royal Ascot fashion, and Archie’s mystery nanny.
28 min
8
If Carriages Could Talk
Josh and Julie discuss Trooping the Colour (Meghan! Camilla! Louis!), as well as the Big Little Lies season premiere and Josh's night at the Tonys.
43 min
9
Partying with the Monterrey Five
Josh and Julie discuss the Big Little Lies season 2 premiere, the CFDA Awards, and Prince George's latest habit.
35 min
10
A "Becoming Royal" Recap
Josh and Julie provide an in-depth analysis of the new Lifetime movie, "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal."
43 min
11
How Kate Got Her IG Groove Back
Josh and Julie discuss Kate Middleton’s deluge of photos and video content featuring George, Charlotte, and Louis inside her Chelsea Flower Show garden. Plus: an unexpected outing for Queen Elizabeth.
27 min
12
Archie Origin Theories
Josh and Julie discuss some intriguing reports about why Meghan and Harry chose to name their baby Archie.
28 min
13
Introducing Archie
Josh and Julie excitedly discuss the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
35 min
14
The Allegra Theory
Josh and Julie break down a new report about the potential name of Meghan and Harry's baby. Plus: an intriguing royal rom-com story.
26 min
15
Royally Obsessed Crossover
Josh and Julie chat about Prince Louis's birthday photos, the royal Easter service showdown, and more with Royally Obsessed hosts Lisa Ryan and Kaitlin Menza.
55 min
16
The Duchess's Social-Media Mystery
Josh and Julie take a look at the clues in Meghan and Harry's Instagram captions. Plus: Harry and Oprah team up, and a look at the Coachella celebrity scene.
38 min
17
Villanelle Tells All
Josh and Julie talk to Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer about the show’s new season, her favorite kills, and fashion. Also: Josh and Julie discuss Meghan and Harry's move.
48 min
18
Meghan’s Instagram Return
Josh and Julie discuss Meghan Markle's long-awaited return to social media, and surprising pop-culture homage.
27 min
19
Keanu to the Rescue
Josh and Julie discuss a delightfully unexpected story starring Keanu Reeves, as well as a mystery feud involving Kate Middleton, and Lifetime’s new Harry & Meghan movie.
43 min
20
Kate and Meghan’s Garden Battle
Josh and Julie discuss the duchesses’ dueling entries for the Chelsea Flower Show; Kate’s shared blanket with Queen Elizabeth; and an Academy Award rumor involving Meghan Markle.
39 min
21
Meghan and Kate, Reunited
Josh and Julie discuss the two recent events where the Cambridges and Sussexes came together. Plus, another Meghan aide departs, and Meghan shares her thoughts on Twitter.
31 min
22
A Royal Pool Party
Josh and Julie discuss Kate Middleton’s undercover spa outing with George and Charlotte, plus Meghan and Harry’s visit to Morocco and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s Oscar-night chemistry.
46 min
23
Up Up and Away
In a bonus episode, Josh and Julie discuss Meghan's shower extravaganza in depth. Plus, Beyonce and Jay Z's shout out to the Duchess.
32 min
24
Big Apple Baby Shower
Josh and Julie dissect Meghan Markle’s surprise trip to New York City for a not-so-secret baby shower.
34 min
25
Letter Off Without You
Josh and Julie analyze the handwritten letter Meghan Markle’s father leaked to media, George Clooney’s public defense of the duchess, and Brad Pitt’s surprise reunion with Jennifer Aniston.
47 min
26
Busy Today
Part 2/2. Josh and Julie have a lively, in-depth conversation with Busy Philipps, host of E!'s "Busy Tonight," about her new late-night show, her acting roles, Instagram filtering, and much much more.
46 min
27
Bananarama
Part 1/2. Josh and Julie break down Meghan's "banana messaging," as well as Kate's morning at classroom show-and-tell. Plus, Julie's report from the Oscar nominees luncheon.
31 min
28
Dog Day Afternoon
Josh and Julie break down the Jolie-Pitt dog-treat stand operation, Prince George's potential nickname, and Harry's health kick.
42 min
29
The Return of the Ripped Jeans
55 min
30
Pizza with the Princess
Josh and Julie discuss Kate Middleton's pizza-making party, Meghan's bodyguard departing, Kate's birthday festivities, and a whole lot more.
37 min
31
A Royal Holiday
39 min
32
A Very Markle Christmas
35 min
33
A Tale of Two Christmas Cards
41 min
34
Bad Blood Brothers
45 min
35
The Meghan Media Avalanche
47 min
36
Melissa Unmasked
42 min
37
Hurricane Meghan
30 min
38
What Meghan Wants...
Josh and Julie break down "Tiara-gate." Plus, the pair discuss Meghan's assistant quitting and the reunion of the royal "fab four."
29 min
39
Butterbeer Tears
39 min
40
The Sussexes’ PR Sweep
35 min
41
The Duchess Down Under
31 min
42
The Pregnant Princess
42 min
43
Euge’s Big Day
A bonus episode devoted entirely to Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding.
41 min
44
Kate's Comeback
44 min
45
In The Nick of Time

81 min
46
The Duchess and the Door
Josh and Julie dissect Meghan Markle’s latest milestones—her cookbook launch and first solo event as a duchess included. They also discuss Justin Bieber’s busking episode outside the palace.
38 min
47
An Evening to Rih-member
38 min
48
Dog Day Afternoon
42 min
49
A Palace Feud?
Josh and Julie break down the reports of Charles-Harry-William conflict. Plus, Meghan's favorite Disney movies & Bey's birthday.
33 min
50
Nic & Reese Take Nashville
32 min
51
A Very Clooney Vacation
41 min
52
Summer of Beyoncé
34 min
53
A Markle-ous Birthday!
37 min
54
By George!
43 min
55
How Kate Got Her Groove Back
35 min
56
Bieber's Bride to Be
34 min
57
Angie’s Meghan Markle Makeover
32 min
58
Some Like It Ascot
38 min
59
Tom Markle’s Father’s Day Surprise
42 min
60
Big Little Bowling
35 min
61
Guess The Secret's Out
52 min
62
George and Charlotte’s Day Out
31 min
63
Royal Wedding Aftermath
48 min
64
Royal Wedding Rundown
42 min
65
Countdown to the Wedding
35 min
66
Take Me Out to the (Met) Ball Game
33 min
67
Papal Dream
28 min
68
Thrice The Worry
26 min
69
We Feel Pretty
42 min
70
A Royal Crossover
19 min
71
Tea for Two
33 min
72
Baskin!
35 min
73
Celeste in Show
34 min
74
Hip Hip Beret
39 min
75
Saint Frances
30 min
76
The Curious Case of Justin Theroux's Neighbor
28 min
77
Brad and Jen, Part Deux?
37 min
78
The Scone Stickler
28 min
79
Suit Yourself
38 min
80
Goop There It Is
32 min
81
I Dream of Eugenie
47 min
82
“Once in a Lifetime” 
34 min
83
All That Glitters Is Globes
44 min
84
Hot Tea Please
42 min
85
Harry Holidays
30 min
86
The Ocean Blue
32 min
87
Cruise Control
37 min
88
Meghan Mania
48 min
89
The Moment We've Been Waiting For
41 min
90
Be Our Guest
35 min
91
Twin Peeks
25 min
92
A Royal Train Mystery
24 min
93
Power of Joi
30 min
94
The Heather Channel
42 min
95
Live and Let Lively
41 min
96
2 Million Dollar Baby
35 min
97
“Flower” Power
31 min
98
Blue Jean Baby
42 min
99
Big Little Emmys Recap
48 min
100
Uncaged
37 min
101
Party of Five
27 min
102
XOXO
63 min
103
The VMA's Unexpected MVPs
36 min
104
Some Like It Hot Dog
34 min
105
Katy Perry Re-Blooms
38 min
106
The Bubble Wrap Bride
42 min
107
"Too Blessed To Be Stressed"
29 min
108
Brad Bromance
48 min
109
The Moore The Merrier
44 min
110
Hanging (in Tahiti) with Mr. Cooper
27 min
111
Leo & Orlando & The Case of the Disappearing Pizza
Josh and Julie recap the two celebrity-studded parties they attended in L.A. over the Fourth of July. Leo! Orlando! Lana! Elon Musk!??!
34 min
112
Naughty by Nature
45 min
113
Labor Bey
Josh & Julie analyze the (reported) arrival of Beyonce's twins from every possible angle—and also discuss the royal family's big day at the Queen's birthday parade.
33 min
114
Coming up Clooney
Josh and Julie discuss the birth of George Clooney’s twins and the death of Tom Hardy’s beloved dog.
31 min
115
Kidman on Ice
Josh and Julie discuss Nicole Kidman’s unexpected NHL foray, as well as Jay Z and Rihanna’s secret hangout at the NBA Finals.
33 min
116
Baewatch
Josh and Julie talk to Baywatch’s Alexandra Daddario about Zac Efron dating rumors and The Rock’s presidential hopes.
48 min
117
Pip Pip Hooray
Josh and Julie discuss Pippa Middleton’s wedding, the celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival, and Beyonce’s star-studded push party.
35 min
118
We'll Always Have Paris
Josh and Julie preview Cannes, break down Pippa's pre-wedding boot camp, and explore Katy Perry's trip to Paris Hilton's house.
29 min
119
Markle Polo
Julie and Josh dissect Meghan Markle’s first public outing with Prince Harry.
37 min
120
Rihanna, Madonna, the Olsens. . . Oh My!
Josh details his night at the Met Ball afterparties, involving Rihanna, Madonna, the Olsens, Katy Perry & more.
39 min
121
The Hardy Boy
Josh and Julie break down Kate Middleton and Prince William's eventful week, fall down the Tom Hardy "dog hole," and discuss Amber Heard's new relationship.
32 min
122
Salt and Pippa
Josh and Julie discuss Pippa Middleton’s wedding guest list, Kylie and Kendall’s “sad” Coachella weekend, and Beyoncé’s Easter celebration.
33 min
123
The Tig Is Up
Josh and Julie discuss Meghan Markle's dramatic decision to shut down her website,
31 min
124
The Princess Diaries
Turns out Kate Middleton had her own excitement while Prince William was dancing the weekend away. On this episode, Josh and Julie discuss Kate’s clandestine adventure, Josh’s encounter with Anne Hathaway, and the Big Little Lies finale.
37 min
125
The Allison Williams Special
The Get Out and Girls star gets candid, discussing Rose, Marnie, her new blonde hair, her college days, her family group text, her Kate Middleton theory, and much more.
53 min
126
Will's Slippery Slope
What did Kate Middleton think of Prince William’s ski weekend with the boys? Josh and Julie discuss, before moving onto Gwyneth’s gym, Angelina Jolie’s strange business venture, and more.
35 min
127
The J. Lo Down
Josh and Julie break down the latest Angelina Jolie revelation, J. Lo's new romance, and more. (Plus, Big Little Lies discussion!)
35 min
128
The Prince and I
Josh and Julie analyze Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's trip to Jamaica for a wedding, as well as Chris Martin's unusual 40th birthday celebration and the latest Blue Ivy adventure.
31 min
129
In Bloom
After recovering from the Oscars, Julie and Josh discuss Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry’s breakup, as well as their favorite celebrity sightings at the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
29 min
130
The Oscar Party Report
Josh and Julie have the complete breakdown of what it was like on the scene at the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
23 min
131
A Très Jolie Snack
Josh and Julie break down Angelina Jolie's insect feast, as well as Kanye West's subdued Fashion Week show, Blue Ivy's courtside attire, and more!
36 min
132
No Bad Energy
Adele! Beyoncé! Josh and Julie break down the Grammys, the news that George and Amal Clooney are expecting twins, and Meghan Markle’s long-awaited return to social media.
35 min
133
K. Stew's Coup
Josh and Julie dissect Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show, Kristen Stewart’s SNL episode, and Meghan Markle’s very bold accessory choice.
25 min
134
Bey Day
In this emergency episode, Josh and Julie break down everything related to Beyoncé's major pregnancy announcement.
19 min
135
La Vida Lohan
Julie and Josh break down the SAG Award highlights, the all-female Ocean’s Eleven reboot, and Lindsay Lohan’s diplomatic endeavors. Also, Julie finally watches an episode of Suits.
33 min
136
Sundance Like No One's Watching
Julie shares her stories from Sundance, and Josh and Julie dissect the recent complex drama between Selena Gomez, Bella Hadid, and The Weeknd.
22 min
137
Life is but a Dream Diary
Julie and Josh reveal the unexpected way Meghan Markle led them to three of the world’s biggest stars last week...at a strip-mall sushi joint?! Also: a bizarre gift for Kate Middleton.
31 min
138
Golden Globes Galore
Julie and Josh discuss being behind-the-scenes at Sunday’s Golden Globes and the after-parties, as well as Meghan Markle’s romantic trek to see the Northern Lights, and Blue Ivy’s birthday party.
37 min
139
Mariah Drops The Ball?
Julie and Josh analyze Mariah Carey’s N.Y.E. meltdown, Queen Elizabeth’s health, and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s holiday apart.
33 min
140
Auld Lang Zayn
Special guest Richard Lawson joins Josh and Julie to discuss One Direction super fans, celebrity New Year’s resolutions, and what it’s like having the same name as Beyoncé’s stepfather.
34 min
141
A Very Harry Christmas
Julie and Josh discuss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first photographed outing together and Blake Lively’s secret social-media message to Josh.
35 min
142
Carey-ed Away
On this week's episode of In The Limelight, Josh and Julie—recording from two closets, states away—talk Mariah and Beyonce’s selfie, the state of J. Law’s hair, and Bieber’s Christmas concert performance.
32 min
143
From A to Jay Z
Julie and Josh break down Jay Z's 47th birthday dinner (honey butter included, please), and Josh recounts his evening spent in the presence of Katy Perry and Hillary Clinton.
36 min
144
A Moment Like Kris
On this week’s In The Limelight, Vanity Fair Senior Writers Josh Duboff and Julie Miller discuss Josh’s encounter with Kris Jenner, and the most intriguing celebrity Thanksgivings.
32 min
145
J. Law & Order
In the second episode of In The Limelight, Josh Duboff and Julie Miller discuss Julie's V.F. cover story on Jennifer Lawrence, Lindsay Lohan's recent odd behavior, and which celebrity Thanksgivings they'd love to crash.
33 min
146
Magic Markle
In the first episode of In The Limelight, Vanity Fair's new pop culture podcast, senior writers Josh Duboff and Julie Miller discuss Prince Harry's new girlfriend, Megan Markle; the arrival of Dream Kardashian; and their dream Beyoncé beach date.
34 min