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David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

Brow Beat
Nov. 7 2014 7:19 PMAll Your Questions About Interstellar, Answered.
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Nov. 5 2014 4:32 PMSuperchunk Turns Ryan Adams’ Best Song Into a Bouncy Pop-Punk Ditty
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Oct. 30 2014 10:47 PMHow Strong Is the Case Against Adnan Syed? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
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Oct. 29 2014 11:23 AMEric Clapton Wrote a Song for Jack Bruce
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Oct. 26 2014 9:23 PMChris Cornell Joins Pearl Jam on Stage for a Rousing Rendition of “Hunger Strike”
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Oct. 24 2014 11:14 AMWhat Did You Make of the Latest Episode of Serial? We Discuss the Riveting New Podcast.
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Oct. 20 2014 5:03 PMMarcel the Shell Is Back and as Endearing as Ever
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Oct. 15 2014 12:50 PMWatch Bill Murray Do “Nick the Lounge Singer” for the Very First Time
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Oct. 10 2014 3:46 PMWatch a Full-Length, Fan-Made, Crowd-Sourced Version of The Empire Strikes Back
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Oct. 9 2014 9:13 AMSix Feet Under Finally Has a Successor. It’s Transparent.
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Oct. 6 2014 12:07 PMTwin Peaks Is Returning to Television. With New Episodes. Really.
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Oct. 2 2014 10:36 AMHow Bad Will Adam Sandler’s Netflix Movies Be?
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Sept. 29 2014 5:06 PMThe Strange Thing David Fincher Does With the “Cool Girl” Speech in Gone Girl
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Sept. 26 2014 11:39 AMIf Tarantino Ever Directs Game of Thrones, This Version of the Theme Would Be Perfect
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Sept. 17 2014 5:56 PMWatch Dave Chappelle, Louis CK, Bill Hicks, Mitch Hedberg, and More on New YouTube Channel
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Nov. 6 2014 8:34 PMSerial Takes a Step Back, and Gets Some Experts Involved. We Discuss the Latest Episode.
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Nov. 5 2014 3:12 PMThe Old NormalWhere should readers draw the line between Richard Ford and his famous protagonist Frank Bascombe?
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Oct. 29 2014 3:43 PMBehold the Epic Power of Lens Flares
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Oct. 27 2014 11:46 AMJohn Cale Pays Tribute to Lou Reed With a Moving New Video for “If You Were Still Around”
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Oct. 25 2014 2:25 PMIs Birdman a Virtuoso Masterpiece or Hollow, Pretentious Filmmaking? We Debate.
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Oct. 21 2014 9:25 AMThese Fake Novels Brilliantly Send Up Philip Roth and Other Macho Writers
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Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Brow Beat
Oct. 15 2014 10:25 AMStephen Colbert Rocks Out With Neil Young on Environmentalist Anthem
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Oct. 9 2014 11:27 AMJimmy Fallon and Ira Glass Discuss Whether Shakespeare Actually Sucks
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Oct. 6 2014 4:14 PMThe Subtle Favor David Fincher Did for Steven Soderbergh in Gone Girl
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Oct. 3 2014 3:42 PMA Spoiler-Filled Discussion of David Fincher’s Gone Girl
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Oct. 1 2014 6:39 PMIs Transparent Fall’s Best New Show? Or Is Even That Praise Too Faint?
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Sept. 29 2014 10:34 AMJohn Oliver Wonders Aloud Why So Many Americans Favor Drone Strikes
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Sept. 25 2014 3:34 PMBad Lip Reading Returns to The Walking Dead
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Sept. 16 2014 6:23 PMBryan Cranston Re-Enacts Baseball’s Best Moments to Promote the Upcoming Postseason

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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.