David Haglund David Haglund

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

Brow Beat
May 12 2014 10:48 AMThis Animated Account of the Earth’s Creation Is the Best Thing From Noah
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May 9 2014 10:44 AMWatch Louis C.K. Chat for Half an Hour About Comedy, Parenting, and Failure
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May 7 2014 3:28 PMA Tribute to Fast-Motion in the Movies
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May 5 2014 1:05 PMHear Juliana Hatfield Cover Elliott Smith for a New Wes Anderson Tribute
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May 2 2014 10:48 AMStephen Colbert Draws on Shakespeare and Beckett to Mock CNN
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April 28 2014 3:32 PMDear HBO: Please Give David Simon Money for the CIA Series He Wants to Make
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April 25 2014 3:22 PMHere’s Seinfeld Saying Dirty Words on Louie
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April 25 2014 10:49 AMJeff Tweedy, Ginuwine, Letters to Cleo, and More Close Out Parks and Recreation Finale
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April 24 2014 7:49 AMThat Great George Saunders Commencement Speech About Kindness, Animated
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April 21 2014 1:54 PMThe Fantastic British Invasion Band You Probably Don’t Listen to Enough
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April 17 2014 10:21 AMThe Second Season of Orange Is the New Black Looks Very Dark
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March 12 2014 4:43 PMTrue Detective Was Probably Wise to Cut This Scene
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March 12 2014 11:46 AMIf Seinfeld Was Really About Nothing, It Would Have Been More Like This
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March 11 2014 8:34 AMWatch Obama on Between Two Ferns
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March 10 2014 5:14 PMDid True Detective Let Us Down? Or Were People Watching It Wrong? We Debate.
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May 9 2014 5:28 PMJon Hamm Really Enjoyed Posing With His Handsome Waxen Self Today
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May 8 2014 2:27 PMThe Adaptation of This Children’s Classic Looks Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad
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May 7 2014 9:34 AMHow “Think-Piece” Became a Dirty Word
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May 2 2014 12:29 PMIlana Glazer Asks Strangers About Sex, and It Is Both Sweet and Funny
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April 30 2014 12:39 PMWatch the First Trailer for the Upcoming Elliott Smith Documentary
April 28 2014 1:09 PMLast Week TonightLike The Daily Show, with unbleeped swears!
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April 25 2014 12:14 PMRichard Linklater’s Boyhood, Shot Over 12 Years, Looks Incredibly Moving
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April 24 2014 2:51 PMNeil Young Performs a Haunting, Quiet Cover of “Needle of Death”
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April 22 2014 10:00 AMBrian Williams Does an Exquisite “Gin and Juice” With Jimmy Fallon’s Help
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April 18 2014 11:00 AMGame of Thrones Plus Frozen Equals “Let It Go(T)”
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March 17 2014 12:48 PMVeronica Mars’ Many References to The Big Lebowski: The Supercut
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March 12 2014 12:19 PMThis Is Where Matthew McConaughey Got “All Right, All Right, All Right” From
Culture Gabfest
March 12 2014 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Aboard the Model Train” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Grand Budapest Hotel, Cosmos with Neil Degrasse Tyson, and the trials of bitcoin.
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March 10 2014 6:38 PMThe True Detective FAQ: The Finale’s Biggest Questions, Answered
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March 10 2014 2:38 AMCrawling Out of the True Detective Rabbit Hole




Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.