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
Nov. 12 2015 8:12 AMThe Ecstatic Reaction to the Trailer for The Phantom Menace: A Cautionary Tale
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Nov. 7 2015 1:22 AMWatch Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Prove His Freestyling Genius on The Tonight Show
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Nov. 6 2015 10:44 AMIn the Japanese Trailer for the New Star Wars, BB-8’s Bleep Bloops Awaken
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Nov. 2 2015 7:32 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime
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Oct. 30 2015 11:35 AMA Brief History of Fake Blood
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Oct. 23 2015 9:29 AMAdele’s First New Song in Three Years Is Here, Because Your Heart Needs Another Breaking
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Oct. 21 2015 4:15 PMThe Best Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They Expire in November
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Oct. 20 2015 8:32 AMHamilton Creator and MacArthur Genius Lin-Manuel Miranda: The Early Works
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Oct. 9 2015 12:47 PMThe Trailer for the Coen Brothers’ New Movie Has Everything We Love About Their Old Ones
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Oct. 8 2015 8:32 AM“PRAGUE 0300 HOURS.” What’s That Typing Sound in Action Movies?
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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
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Nov. 9 2015 11:44 AMNew Star Wars TV Spot Basically Confirms a Certain Character Is Related to a Certain Other Character
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Nov. 6 2015 3:30 PMThat Viral, 89-Year-Old Stand-Up Is a Shameless Joke Thief
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Nov. 5 2015 12:27 PMWatch Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton Show the Bros How It’s Done at the CMA Awards
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Nov. 1 2015 8:31 PMAgainst SubtletyIt sucks.
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Oct. 26 2015 7:32 AMSorry, Star Wars Fans, Luke Probably Isn’t Evil in The Force Awakens. Here’s How We Know.
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Oct. 22 2015 8:02 AMClassic Last Lines of Novels in Emojis: A Quiz
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 21 2015 8:02 AMGreat Scott! Who Was Scott? The Origin of Doc Brown’s Favorite Phrase, Explained.
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Oct. 12 2015 12:30 PMHail, Old Hollywood! All the MGM References in the New Coen Brothers Trailer, Annotated
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Oct. 9 2015 8:02 AMFact-Checking Steve Jobs: Was “The Customer Is Always Right” Really Coined by a Customer?
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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.
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Sept. 25 2015 1:48 PMWhy Did It Take Ryan Adams to Get Pitchfork to Review a Taylor Swift Album?
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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
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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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