David Haglund David Haglund

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

Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 10:52 AMBill Hader Explains Why Playing Stefon Made Him Laugh and Why LeBron James Is Funny
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Sept. 15 2014 9:05 AMWatch Conan O’Brien Sing the Monorail Song
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Sept. 11 2014 2:29 PMOne of the Earliest Mashups Brilliantly Combined Apocalypse Now and Winnie the Pooh
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Sept. 4 2014 3:11 PMWatch Joan Rivers Explain the Life of a Comedian to Louis C.K.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 3 2014 11:35 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Vancouver, France” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans, Twitch.tv, and “Against [X]” essays.
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2014 5:59 PMThe Show That Zach Galifianakis Wrote With Louis C.K. Sounds Great and Is Really Happening
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Aug. 26 2014 5:06 PMWhat Robin Williams Learned From Jonathan Winters
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Aug. 21 2014 11:10 AMThe 10 Simpsons Episodes You Need to DVR (Because They’re Airing So Late at Night)
Screening Room
Aug. 18 2014 12:52 PMHow Good Morning Vietnam Made Robin Williams a Movie StarThe part set the template for nearly all his successful roles to come.
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Aug. 14 2014 11:18 AMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’60s Hits by Just Their First Second?
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Aug. 12 2014 3:01 PMThe Interview That Completely Changed How I Thought About Robin Williams
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Aug. 6 2014 5:35 PMThe Problem With Saying True Detective Was “Plagiarized”
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July 24 2014 12:41 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’70s Hits by Just Their First Second?
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July 21 2014 9:06 AMWatch John Oliver Explain Just How Broken America’s Prison System Is
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July 17 2014 12:27 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’80s Hits by Just Their First Second?
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Sept. 15 2014 12:25 PMKatniss Is a Reluctant Hero in the New Hunger Games Trailer
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Sept. 12 2014 11:32 AMThe Very Funny Comic Who Just Became SNL’s Next “Weekend Update” Anchor
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Sept. 8 2014 10:07 AMWatch John Oliver Discuss Student Debt and Go After For-Profit Colleges
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Sept. 4 2014 11:17 AMThere’s Good News and Bad News About Game of Thrones Season 5
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Sept. 2 2014 3:44 PMIf the Game of Thrones Credits Were Done by Saul Bass
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 27 2014 11:43 AMThe Secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge’s Viral Success
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Aug. 22 2014 5:32 PMMaria Bamford Talks Comedy and Mental Health on Modern Comedian
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Aug. 20 2014 5:45 PMWoo Hoo! The Simpsons Marathon Will Include Scenes That Were Cut in Syndication.
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Aug. 18 2014 8:46 AMWatch John Oliver’s Take on Ferguson and the Police
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2014 12:01 PMEveryone’s Favorite American Soccer Coach Returns
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Aug. 5 2014 11:49 AMTrue Detective Season 2 Seems to Be Taking Shape
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July 21 2014 12:12 PMWeird Al Skewers Corporate-Speak to the Tune of “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes”
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July 17 2014 2:48 PMA Guide to the Most Persuasive Theory About Jon Snow’s Mother
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July 16 2014 9:33 AMRichard Linklater Explains How He Made Boyhood and What’s Unique About the Movies

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