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Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

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July 30 2014 3:35 PMNew Trailer for Interstellar Finally Takes Us Through the Wormhole
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July 24 2014 9:09 PMNew Photo of Ben Affleck’s Batman Reveals He Needs to Shave
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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 22 2014 12:14 PMSpoon’s New Single Is Gorgeous
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July 18 2014 12:38 PMThe World’s Fastest Way to Tie Your Shoes, Explained in a 30-Second Video
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July 16 2014 8:21 PMMichael Giacchino’s Planet of the Apes Score Has Finally Taken It Too Far
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July 15 2014 1:42 PMEvaluating Weird Al’s Rules of Usage in His New “Word Crimes” Video
Behind the Scenes
July 14 2014 9:43 AM“There’s Really Nothing to Be Ashamed About Anymore”Two Brow Beat bloggers chat about guilty pleasures and the mysteries of taste.
Books
July 11 2014 4:35 PMPop Goes the WorldEven a history of pop can’t help but skew toward rock.
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July 9 2014 2:00 PMThe Mockingjay Lives in New Hunger Games Teaser
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July 7 2014 12:39 PMThe Joint Before the Joint: Spike Lee’s Greatest Opening Credit Sequences
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June 27 2014 5:38 PMIs Snowpiercer Bong Joon-ho's Greatest Movie Yet? Two Slate Writers Discuss.
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June 26 2014 8:03 AMWhat If Modern TV Dramas Had Classic Theme Songs? A Quiz.
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June 24 2014 1:59 PMSpike Lee’s Kickstarter Movie Is a Surprise Remake. Will Donors Get What They Paid For?
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June 20 2014 3:38 PMRian Johnson Reportedly Directing Star Wars: Episode VIII
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July 28 2014 9:32 AMKatniss Is Ready to Fight in Teaser for New Hunger Games
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July 24 2014 2:26 PMDoes It Matter That the Science in Lucy Is Preposterous? Three Critics Discuss.
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July 23 2014 1:48 PMSad Jack White Is the New Sad Kanye Is the New Sad Keanu
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July 21 2014 5:33 PMSpike Lee Edits Footage of Eric Garner’s Death Together With the Killing of Radio Raheem
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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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July 15 2014 6:52 PMHow They Blew Up That Head in Scanners
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July 14 2014 6:01 PMWatch Rare Footage of Prince Recording “Purple Rain”
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July 11 2014 6:18 PMThe Boyhood FAQ: All Your Questions About How Richard Linklater Made His New Movie, Answered
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July 11 2014 11:08 AMDana Carvey Returned With an Orchestral Version of “Choppin’ Broccoli”
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July 9 2014 10:39 AMThe Visual Effects That Give Game of Thrones Its Stunning Backdrops
Movies
June 27 2014 6:51 PMTransformers: Age of ExtinctionTwo Slate staffers try—and fail—to explain what happens in the franchise’s fourth film.
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June 27 2014 11:06 AMYes, We’ve Been Guilty of the Critical Cliché Skewered in They Came Together
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June 25 2014 9:29 AMBrad Pitt Is Back in the Killin’ Nazi Business in the Trailer for Fury
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June 23 2014 9:33 AMWatch Pearl Jam Cover “Let It Go” From Frozen
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June 20 2014 8:32 AMQuiz: Who Wrote It, Lennon or McCartney? A Hard Day’s Night Edition.

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