Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

Brow Beat
May 2 2014 4:50 PMSad, Zip-Lining Kanye Is the New Sad Keanu
Brow Beat
April 30 2014 8:03 AMA History of Publishing’s New Favorite Gimmick in 100 Objects
Brow Beat
April 29 2014 1:29 PMMeet the Cast of the Next Star Wars
Brow Beat
April 28 2014 11:06 AMHe’s Moving Into Whose Office?! Time to Revisit the Don Draper Death Watch.
Future Tense
April 22 2014 9:31 PMHere’s How to Get Your New Twitter Profile
Brow Beat
April 22 2014 5:39 PMBeyoncé Reteams With Boots on New Song
Brow Beat
April 22 2014 12:29 PMThe Top 5 Fight Scenes, as Broken Down by the Director of The Raid
Brow Beat
April 21 2014 3:18 PMJoss Whedon Pulled a Beyoncé, Sort of. Watch His New Movie for $5 Here.
Brow Beat
April 18 2014 11:58 AMClint Eastwood Made a Musical: Watch the Trailer for Jersey Boys
Brow Beat
April 15 2014 3:09 PMRust Cohle Meets Family Circus in “Time Is a Flat Circus”
Brow Beat
April 14 2014 1:46 AMIs Sterling Cooper & Partners About to Enter the Space Race? Accutron’s Role in the Moon Landing.
Brow Beat
April 11 2014 11:01 AMDrake’s Never Been So Drake as He Was Undercover on Kimmel Last Night
Brow Beat
April 9 2014 6:20 PMThat “New” Michael Jackson Song Isn’t a New Michael Jackson Song
Brow Beat
April 8 2014 1:07 PMTune-Yards Reinvents Herself on New Song “Wait for a Minute”
Brow Beat
April 7 2014 11:02 AMThe Simpsons Bids Farewell to David Letterman
Brow Beat
May 1 2014 8:03 AMIs the Secret Subway in the New Spider-Man Real? Explained.
Brow Beat
April 29 2014 4:04 PMA Wes Anderson Tribute You Can Nod Your Head to
Explainer
April 28 2014 1:33 PMIs Anywhere Safe in a Tornado?Why researchers pummel storm shelters with 15-foot-long planks at 100 mph.
Brow Beat
April 23 2014 2:32 PMThat Wasn’t the First Time Drake Got Caught Lint-Rolling
Brow Beat
April 22 2014 7:02 PMThis Is the Best LinkedIn Profile
Brow Beat
April 22 2014 1:31 PMPresident Obama Wrote a Letter to the Family and Friends of Frankie Knuckles
Brow Beat
April 22 2014 10:47 AMStream the New Album From Damon Albarn, Everyday Robots
Brow Beat
April 21 2014 11:50 AMHow Ominous Was Last Night’s Mad Men? Time to Adjust the Don Draper Death Watch.
Brow Beat
April 18 2014 8:01 AMWhy Is Good Friday Called “Good Friday”? Not for the Reason You Think.
Brow Beat
April 14 2014 1:39 PMDid Mad Men’s Premiere Bode Ill for Don? The Return of the Don Draper Death Watch.
Brow Beat
April 12 2014 8:46 AMWill Mad Men End With Don Draper’s Death? Introducing the Don Draper Watch.
Brow Beat
April 10 2014 3:00 PMStephen Colbert Out of Character: Here's What He Might Be Like as Host of The Late Show
Brow Beat
April 9 2014 3:00 PMZach Braff’s Kickstarter Movie Looks Very Zach Braff-y
Brow Beat
April 8 2014 9:16 AMIndisputable Proof That Mad Men’s Stan Is Going to Become a Gigolo
Brow Beat
April 4 2014 5:36 PMIs the New Captain America Even Better Than The Avengers? Two Slate Critics Discuss.

READ MORE STORIES

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
  Life
Outward
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PM Spanking Is Great for Sex Which is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?