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Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

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June 10 2014 12:03 PMHear Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Play 12 New Songs
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June 9 2014 11:11 AMListen to a Surprise New Album From Death Grips and Björk
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June 6 2014 9:53 AMTom Cruise Sure Does Ride Motorcycles
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June 3 2014 9:06 AM“Where the Streets Have No Name,” Mapped
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May 28 2014 4:10 PMThe Long Takes of Louie, the Most Cinematic Show on TV
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May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.
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May 22 2014 1:28 PMX-Men: Days of Future Past’s Post-Credits Teaser, Explained.
Movies
May 20 2014 2:06 PMThe Best Spielberg Blockbuster in YearsHow Godzilla director Gareth Edwards cloned the formula behind Jaws, Close Encounters, and Jurassic Park.
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May 17 2014 9:35 AMWhen Should You Show the Monster? The Rules of “Cinematic Foreplay.”
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May 16 2014 2:25 PMThe Trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar Finally Blasts Off
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May 12 2014 4:48 PMNicolas Cage Loses It Again in the Trailer for Rage
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May 8 2014 12:16 PMMonkeys on Horses With Assault Rifles: The Trailer for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
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May 6 2014 11:35 AMJohn Oliver’s New Set Includes a Very Subtle Homage to Game of Thrones
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May 5 2014 7:15 AMMad Men’s Space Odyssey: The 2001 Allusions of “The Monolith”
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May 1 2014 8:03 AMIs the Secret Subway in the New Spider-Man Real? Explained.
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June 9 2014 3:07 PMHere Is a Photo of Nicolas Cage Wearing a T-Shirt of His Own Face
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June 6 2014 11:52 AMTaye Diggs Finally Reveals Why He’s Following You on Twitter
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June 4 2014 6:36 PMWilco’s Jeff Tweedy Makes “Dad Rock” Literal, Starts Band With His Son
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May 29 2014 10:40 AMEdge of Tomorrow Meets Groundhog Day in Edge of Groundhog
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May 28 2014 2:56 PMMaya Angelou’s Legacy in Hip-Hop
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May 23 2014 2:52 PMJurassic Park’s Best Special Effect: Laura Dern’s Mouth
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May 20 2014 5:39 PMWhere Were the Proclaimers Actually Walking To? Mapped.
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May 19 2014 1:28 PMThis SNL Digital Short Skewering EDM Is Fogeyish, Funny
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May 16 2014 4:44 PMIs Godzilla a Summer Blockbuster With a Brain? Or Just a Fun Lizard Fight? We Debate.
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May 13 2014 1:30 PMWhere Did Michael Jackson’s “New” Songs Come From? A Track-by-Track Breakdown.
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May 9 2014 5:43 PMThis Animated Mixtape Is Not Quite Like Anything We’ve Seen Before
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May 8 2014 9:12 AMWhy Neighbors Is the Anti-Animal House
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May 5 2014 6:02 PMIt Goes “Round and Round and Round”: Time to Update the Don Draper Death Watch
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May 2 2014 4:50 PMSad, Zip-Lining Kanye Is the New Sad Keanu
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April 30 2014 8:03 AMA History of Publishing’s New Favorite Gimmick in 100 Objects

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Oct. 20 2014 1:50 PM Why We Shouldn’t be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
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Oct. 20 2014 12:37 PM The Fed Will Probably Stop Injecting Huge Sums of Money Into the Economy This Month
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Oct. 20 2014 1:43 PM Chouara: A Striking 11th-Century Tannery in Morocco
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Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PM Women Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
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Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
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Oct. 20 2014 1:26 PM This $248 Denim Jumpsuit Is the Latest Example of a Horrible Fashion Tradition
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Oct. 20 2014 1:51 PM Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books? A Future Tense Event.
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Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
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Oct. 20 2014 10:23 AM Where I Was Wrong About the Royals I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.