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Oct. 1 2014 1:13 PMThe Essence of Gender Roles in Action Movies, in One Supercut
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Sept. 30 2014 10:48 AMOne of Last Year’s Best Animated Shorts Is Finally Online for Free
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Sept. 26 2014 3:47 PMThomas Pynchon Will Cameo in Inherent Vice—but Will We Recognize Him?
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Sept. 26 2014 12:22 PMThom Yorke Just Dropped a New Album Out of Nowhere
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Sept. 23 2014 9:42 AMListen to the Surprising New Single From Kendrick Lamar
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Sept. 19 2014 12:10 PMTim Burton’s New Movie Hardly Looks Like a Tim Burton Movie
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Sept. 8 2014 12:09 PMThey’re Letting Kenneth Lonergan Make a New Movie
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Sept. 3 2014 9:30 AMJimmy Fallon Battled Musical Impressions With Adam Levine
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Sept. 2 2014 11:33 AMPrince Shares Two More New Songs, “U Know” and “White Caps”
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Aug. 27 2014 11:16 AMDavid Lynch Did the Ice Bucket Challenge in Very Lynchian Fashion
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Aug. 26 2014 2:22 PMHere’s How Other Men Will Look When They Copy Cary Fukunaga’s Man-Braids
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Aug. 22 2014 12:25 PMThe Teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight Has Leaked
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Aug. 19 2014 8:03 AMVillains Love Classical: The Supercut
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Aug. 18 2014 5:31 PMHow Movies and TV Shows Are Making Text Messaging Cinematic
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Aug. 15 2014 3:37 PMNow Baby Groot Is Dancing to Other Songs, Too
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Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Sept. 29 2014 11:12 AMThe Simpsons Gets Its Most Bizarre Couch Gag Yet, From (Who Else?) Don Hertzfeldt
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Sept. 26 2014 2:08 PMNo Other Star Wars-“Turn Down for What” Mashup Will Ever Be as Good as This One
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Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
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Sept. 23 2014 8:46 AMThe Only Way Men Can Talk About Relationships in Romantic Comedies
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Sept. 10 2014 11:53 AMIs Bill Murray Returning to SNL for Its 40th Season? UPDATE: Maybe Not.
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Sept. 3 2014 12:00 PMDavid Lynch Made a Very Lynchian Trailer for His Art Exhibition
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Sept. 2 2014 2:23 PMHear Three New Songs From Jens Lekman (Spoiler: They’re Charming and Wistful)
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Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Aug. 27 2014 8:47 AMClassic First Lines of Novels in Emojis: A Quiz
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Aug. 25 2014 12:18 PMPrince Addresses the Social Media Age on New Song, From One of Two New Albums
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Aug. 19 2014 9:01 AMNow You, Too, Can Spread Baseless Hearsay, With the Star Wars Rumor Generator!
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Aug. 18 2014 7:41 PMTaylor Swift’s New Video Is Incredibly Awkward, and That’s the Point
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Aug. 18 2014 11:11 AMIf Michael Bay Directed Pixar’s Up
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Aug. 14 2014 11:18 AMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’60s Hits by Just Their First Second?

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