David Haglund David Haglund

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

Brow Beat
March 7 2014 3:42 PMThe Yellow King Unveiled! Five Theories, in the Style of True Detective Magazine.
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 2:58 PMHere’s What John Oliver’s New Show Will Be Like
Brow Beat
March 3 2014 9:16 AMThis Breaking Bad Remix Is a Total Delight
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March 2 2014 9:57 PMThis Video Confirms the Identity of a Mysterious Character on True Detective
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Feb. 28 2014 6:14 PMThe Opening Number for the Next Muppets Movie Is as Charming and Meta as You’d Expect
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2014 4:40 PMDid True Detective Borrow Details From This Episode of Unsolved Mysteries?
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Feb. 23 2014 9:57 PMDown the True Detective Rabbit Hole Again
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Feb. 19 2014 1:27 PMSeinfeld Offers His Own Take on Smartphones
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Feb. 18 2014 1:38 PMWatch Chris Farley Do His Matt Foley Routine Before He Ever Appeared on SNL
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Feb. 13 2014 10:32 AMDear Netflix: Release House of Cards Season 2 Today. It’s the Smart Thing to Do!
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Feb. 12 2014 12:54 PMWe Read the How I Met Your Dad Pilot. Greta Gerwig Is a Perfect Fit.
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Feb. 8 2014 10:18 AMIs The LEGO Movie Actually Good? Two Critics Discuss.
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 6 2014 7:37 PMThe Audio Book Club on The GroupOur critics discuss Mary McCarthy’s influential 1963 novel about female friends in New York City.
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Feb. 2 2014 9:36 PMBob Dylan Wants You to Buy American
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Jan. 30 2014 4:05 PMJerry Seinfeld Talks to Tina Fey Over Cronuts
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March 7 2014 3:36 PMIs Wes Anderson's Gorgeous Nostalgia Trip a Journey Worth Taking? Four Critics Discuss.
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March 6 2014 12:55 PMWes Anderson’s New Movie Has Three Different Widths. Here’s Why.
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March 2 2014 9:58 PMTrue Detective Closes in on the Bad Guys … or Does It?
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March 1 2014 10:29 AMSpringsteen Covers Lorde’s “Royals” in New Zealand
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Feb. 26 2014 5:30 PMBill Watterson’s First Published Cartoon Since the End of Calvin and Hobbes
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Feb. 26 2014 1:14 PMDavid Byrne Does Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend” as Only He Can
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Feb. 21 2014 11:28 AMNow That We’ve Finished Season 2, How Good Is House of Cards, Really?
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Feb. 19 2014 9:43 AMAnother Brilliant Move by Netflix
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Feb. 17 2014 9:04 AMWhere True Detective Is Headed, as Best We Can Tell
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Feb. 13 2014 9:07 AMRevisit House of Cards Season 1 With This Spoiler-Filled Conversation
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Feb. 11 2014 11:33 AMWilly Wonka Gets a Trippy Remix
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Feb. 7 2014 12:37 PMThis Is the Oldest Known LEGO Movie
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Feb. 5 2014 1:03 PMCats on Film: The Supercut
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Jan. 30 2014 5:06 PMA Young Matt Groening Plays With Lisa and Maggie in a Movie Made by His Dad, Homer
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Jan. 24 2014 2:52 PMBad Lip Reading Returns to the NFL and It’s Hilarious




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.