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Sept. 18 2014 4:00 PMWhen The Cosby Show Got “Very Special”Why were The Cosby Show’s Very Special Episodes so much better than every other ’80s sitcom’s?
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Sept. 18 2014 1:15 PMBeyoncé’s Best Live Performances, Ranked
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Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PMA Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
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Sept. 15 2014 1:12 PMChildish Gambino Trades in Rapping for Crooning on the Great ’80s-Tinged “Sober”
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Sept. 10 2014 4:52 PMWhen Zack Morris “Catfished” Screech, Things Got Weird
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Sept. 5 2014 3:38 PMKehinde Wiley Finds Grace Where It’s Not “Supposed” to Be
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Sept. 4 2014 2:11 PMMatthew McConaughey Turns a Goofy Car Commercial Into a Sly Riff on True Detective
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Aug. 28 2014 12:05 PMWhen White Women Discover Their “Inner Black Woman”
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Aug. 22 2014 11:49 AMThe Rom-Com RebornAfter 25 mediocre years, The One I Love and its ilk are reinventing the genre.
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Aug. 17 2014 8:30 PMBoyhood Deserves a Best Picture NominationSlate’s road map to make it happen.
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Aug. 14 2014 10:21 PMMaybe This Wasn’t the Best Week to Release Let’s Be Cops
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Aug. 13 2014 12:40 PMEvery Hitchcock Cameo in One Video
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Aug. 12 2014 10:58 PMHow to Marry a Millionaire Showed Lauren Bacall Could Command the Heck Out of a Scene
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Aug. 11 2014 7:50 AMYou’re a CreepMichael Powell’s Peeping Tom takes voyeurism to truly unsettling heights.
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Aug. 7 2014 12:56 PMAll of Wu-Tang Clan Reunited on The Daily Show
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Sept. 18 2014 3:04 PMPogo Returns With Another Utterly Catchy Disney Remix
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Sept. 18 2014 11:48 AMThis Hilarious New Sketch From Key & Peele Bodes Very Well for the New Season
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Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMMovie With Black Stars Makes More Money Than White People in Hollywood Expected. Again.
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Sept. 11 2014 11:56 AMProof That the John Williams Score Is Absolutely Essential to Star Wars
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Sept. 10 2014 1:08 PMObama and His Anger Translator Return to Promote Key & Peele’s New Season
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Sept. 5 2014 10:53 AMSee the Beauty of Pixar Movies by Taking a Short Journey Through ROYGBIV
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Sept. 3 2014 1:00 PMIf Ridley Scott Directed Monsters, Inc.
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Aug. 25 2014 11:18 PMWatch Billy Crystal’s Touching Tribute to Robin Williams at the Emmys
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Aug. 22 2014 9:02 AMThe One Video Music Award Worth Caring About
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Aug. 15 2014 4:33 PMTori Amos Delivers an Emotional Cover of Radiohead’s “Creep”
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Aug. 13 2014 4:29 PMThe Cast of Broadway’s Aladdin Paid a Beautiful Tribute to Robin Williams
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Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
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Aug. 11 2014 5:37 PMThree of the Best Muppets Lip Sync to the Beastie Boys
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Aug. 8 2014 12:59 PMNo, Tom Hanks Did Not “Audition” for Forrest Gump
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Aug. 5 2014 8:51 AMSlate Voice: “Where I’m From”Listen to Aisha Harris read one of her most popular articles from the month of July.

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