Aaron Wolfe
Aaron Wolfe

Aaron Wolfe is a writer, filmmaker, and obsessive fan of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Find him at aaron-wolfe.com.

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July 3 2018 5:50 AM“Gooooool” Vs. “GOLAZO! GOLAZO! GOLAZO!” How do World Cup announcers decide which goals deserve the wildest response?
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May 30 2018 10:01 AMHow to Tell a Realistic Fictional Language From a Terrible One Game of Thrones has one of the best. Star Wars has some of the worst.
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April 19 2018 12:29 PMBack to the Future Gets Time Travel Wrong. The Terminator Gets It Right.Here’s the difference.
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March 16 2018 11:39 AMMeep Meep!The surprising history of how the Road Runner—and other classic cartoons—got their sounds.
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Feb. 15 2018 12:45 PMThe Hidden Formula Behind Almost Every Joke on Late NightOnce you know it, you’ll see it in every punchline.
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2016 8:02 AMMarcia Clark on Losing Control of the O.J. Trial—and Why Everyone Misunderstood Her
Schooled
Sept. 23 2015 12:16 PMTexas’ Atrocious Sex Ed Shows What Happens When Conservatives Alter Textbooks
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June 15 2018 7:59 AMWhy Do So Many Hollywood Villains Look Like Cancer Patients?The reasons are disturbing—but they can be fixed.
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May 8 2018 7:59 AM The Hidden Edits Movies Use to Avoid Sex and Swearing Rules From the MPAAYou can get away with boobs and F-words if you follow the rules.
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April 2 2018 7:35 AMWhy Democrats Are Blue and Republicans Are RedAnd why it’s the opposite everywhere else.
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March 2 2018 12:38 PM Why Sports in Movies Always Look FakeAnd how I, Tonya and Battle of the Sexes got it right.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 8 2016 10:44 AMEverything You Need to Know About Gymnastics ScoringOr, why Simone Biles won’t get a perfect score in Rio.
The Completist
Feb. 4 2016 5:38 AMThe Super Bowl Time CapsuleThese are the five moments in Super Bowl history that defined their eras.
Crime
Aug. 6 2015 12:57 PMWhy Police Are So Violent Toward Black PeopleIn the words of an ex Baltimore cop.