With Fox honcho Peter Chernin reportedly telling pals that the WGA strike is “over,” it feels good — secure, comforting, bucks-up — knowing that the splashy, tedious, quality-ignoring Oscar show will almost certainly happen on 2.24. And it feels good to contemplate once again the Vanity Fair Hollywood issue group-shot cover, as we all do every time this year.

Vanity Fair Hollywood issue cover, on sale February 12th.