Forrest Wickman
Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is a Slate senior editor. He writes and edits for Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

Brow Beat
Oct. 9 2015 8:02 AMFact-Checking Steve Jobs: Was “The Customer Is Always Right” Really Coined by a Customer?
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2015 2:42 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Senior editor Forrest Wickman read a few skeptical takes about Trump, Pope Francis, and #BannedBooksWeek.
Brow Beat
Sept. 25 2015 1:48 PMWhy Did It Take Ryan Adams to Get Pitchfork to Review a Taylor Swift Album?
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2015 7:31 AMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
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Sept. 21 2015 9:43 AMStream Ryan Adams’ Complete Taylor Swift Cover Album for Free Right Now
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2015 5:54 PMEvery Single Wes Anderson Supercut on the Whole Internet, in One Supercut
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Sept. 17 2015 10:20 AMA Jeopardy Contestant Got Alex Trebek to Say “Turd Ferguson,” Because It’s a Funny Name
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Sept. 4 2015 11:33 AMStephen Colbert’s Spoofs of Podcast Ads for His Late Show Podcast Are Dumb, Brilliant
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime
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Aug. 30 2015 9:48 PMWatch Taylor Swift Go Classical Hollywood With the Video for “Wildest Dreams”
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Aug. 24 2015 7:33 PMEverything Wrong With The Dark Knight—and Video Essays—in One ClickHole Parody
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2015 6:29 PMThe Weeknd Has Shared an 18-Minute Preview of His Sure-to-Be Blockbuster New Album
Brow Beat
Aug. 18 2015 6:07 PMFinally, You Can Transform Any Photo Into a Mosaic of Emojis
Travel Explainer
Aug. 11 2015 5:45 AMA Mini History of Mega Tourist TrapsWhat was the world’s first “world’s largest” roadside attraction?
Low Concept
Aug. 6 2015 7:08 PMThe Ronald Raven Name GeneratorUse our widget to Rick Perrify your own name.
Brow Beat
Oct. 8 2015 8:32 AM“PRAGUE 0300 HOURS.” What’s That Typing Sound in Action Movies?
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2015 1:55 PMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime
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Sept. 24 2015 9:02 AMAll the Hip-Hop References in Hamilton: A Track-by-Track Guide
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Sept. 22 2015 9:02 AMIf Werner Herzog Narrated The Muppets
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Sept. 20 2015 11:02 PMStream Drake and Future’s Surprise Mixtape, Aptly Named What a Time to Be Alive
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Sept. 17 2015 7:30 PMA Brief History of Toilet-Based Animal Attacks
Culturebox
Sept. 8 2015 11:05 AMTab Roulette: The Cultural EditionWhat browser tabs do Slate culture editors have open right now?
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2015 3:14 PMFinally, Here Are Mashups of Your Favorite Music Videos and Those Screaming Rubber Ducks
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Aug. 31 2015 3:50 PMThe Best Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They Expire This Month    
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Aug. 26 2015 8:02 AMIt’s National Dog Day, So Let’s Pick Pop Culture’s Greatest Pooch
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Aug. 24 2015 3:11 PMThe Weeknd Buries His Old Self in the Video for the Kanye West-Produced “Tell Your Friends”
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Aug. 21 2015 8:02 AMThis Video Essay Breaks Down Scorsese’s Big, Bright, Shining Influence on Boogie Nights
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Aug. 12 2015 8:02 AMAlexander Skarsgård, Peter Sarsgaard, or Stellan Skarsgård? Take Our -Gård Quiz.
Brow Beat
Aug. 7 2015 2:27 AMComedians, Please Stop Ending Your Shows With Extended Rock-Outs
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Aug. 6 2015 5:06 PMThe Trailer for Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s Show About Rock in ’70s NYC Is So Scorsese

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