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April 7 2014 11:02 AMThe Simpsons Bids Farewell to David Letterman
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April 4 2014 11:38 AMWerner Herzog or Marvel Supervillain? Take Our Audio Quiz.
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March 27 2014 12:34 PMMichael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Looks Like … a Michael Bay Movie
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March 21 2014 1:10 PMWatch the Evolution of the Mirror Routine, One of Hollywood’s Favorite Gags
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March 19 2014 6:05 PMHere’s What Jason Segel Will Look Like as David Foster Wallace
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March 17 2014 10:20 AMDoes Frozen Include an Homage to Watchmen?
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March 14 2014 11:42 AMWhat Should We Make of Enemy’s Shocking Ending?
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March 11 2014 1:33 PMListen to a New Song From Chance the Rapper and Skrillex
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March 10 2014 5:14 PMDid True Detective Let Us Down? Or Were People Watching It Wrong? We Debate.
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March 7 2014 4:38 PMHear an Exclusive New Song From Ana Tijoux
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March 7 2014 12:28 PMPlay Wes Anderson Bingo—Special Grand Budapest Hotel Edition!
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March 5 2014 12:19 PMA “One Second a Day” Video Like You’ve Never Seen Before
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March 4 2014 3:33 PMCalm Down, Bon Iver Fans. They'll Be Back on Spotify Tomorrow.
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March 4 2014 9:59 AMThis Might Be Adele Dazeem’s Best “Let It Go” Yet
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April 8 2014 9:16 AMIndisputable Proof That Mad Men’s Stan Is Going to Become a Gigolo
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April 4 2014 5:36 PMIs the New Captain America Even Better Than The Avengers? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
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April 1 2014 2:21 PMDaft Punk Meets Homestar Runner in Random Access Fhqwhgads
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March 26 2014 5:33 PMGoop-ify Your Love LifeUse our widget to find out how Gwyneth Paltrow would describe your relationship status.
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March 20 2014 10:01 AMIs This the Worst DVD Cover of All Time?
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March 17 2014 5:30 PMWes Anderson’s Movies Are Even More Symmetrical Than You Realized
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March 17 2014 9:30 AMRick Ross, Kanye West, and Big Sean Get “Sanctified” With Emojis
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March 12 2014 2:22 PMWhy Do We Say “the Plot Thickens”? Is It a Soup Metaphor?
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March 10 2014 6:38 PMThe True Detective FAQ: The Finale’s Biggest Questions, Answered
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March 7 2014 8:15 PMWhen Will the True Detective Finale Be Up on HBO Go?
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March 7 2014 3:36 PMIs Wes Anderson's Gorgeous Nostalgia Trip a Journey Worth Taking? Four Critics Discuss.
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March 5 2014 1:18 PMSomeone Just Solved True Detective, and I Can’t Believe No One Thought of This Before
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March 4 2014 5:56 PMWatch a Beautiful Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman Featuring Almost 50 of His Films
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March 4 2014 1:18 PM“Drunk in Love” Gets an All-Emoji Music Video
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March 3 2014 1:25 PMColdplay’s New Single Is Actually Really Good

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