A pop-up awards season newsletter!

Walter has been working on forecasting the Oscars using since he was on the culture desk at FiveThirtyEight. Michael has been obsessed with the Oscars his entire life.

This newsletter runs only during awards season and gives you an inside look at what’s going on, from the narratives dominating each cycle to how the Academy voter base has evolved in such a short time to who the contenders appear to be based on a model weighing the historical accuracy of precursors.

Win your Oscar pool, keep up with the news, and for you obsessives get a statty look into what’s really going on in the votes ahead of Hollywood’s biggest night.