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Sept. 30 2014 2:56 PMWhat Was Changed and What Was Omitted in David Fincher’s Gone Girl Adaptation
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Sept. 30 2014 11:38 AMTim & Eric Brought Their Twisted Minds—and Jeff Goldblum—to This Bizarre Light Bulb Ad
Culturebox
Sept. 25 2014 4:31 PMHow Do You Solve a Problem Like Denzel? How did the best film actor of his generation end up playing badasses in action movies? 
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Sept. 24 2014 4:14 PMLiam Neeson Really Likes His Phone
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Sept. 24 2014 9:00 AMKey & Peele Brings Back Obama, Who Talks to Black and White Voters Very … Differently
Culturebox
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?
Brow Beat
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
Brow Beat
Aug. 28 2014 12:05 PMWhen White Women Discover Their “Inner Black Woman”
Culturebox
Aug. 22 2014 11:49 AMThe Rom-Com RebornAfter 25 mediocre years, The One I Love and its ilk are reinventing the genre.
Culturebox
Aug. 17 2014 8:30 PMBoyhood Deserves a Best Picture NominationSlate’s road map to make it happen.
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Sept. 26 2014 3:06 PMA Snarky, Seemingly One-Note Character Is One of the Best Things About Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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Sept. 25 2014 2:12 PMMichael Mann’s Next Movie Looks Like a More Stylish Version of The Net
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Sept. 24 2014 1:02 PMWatch Paul Simon Play a Gorgeous Cover of “Here Comes the Sun”
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Sept. 22 2014 11:32 AMSouth Park Takes on Washington’s NFL Team and Its Terrible Name
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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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Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
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Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
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Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
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Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
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Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.