Forrest Wickman
Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is Slate’s culture editor.

Movies
Jan. 12 2018 4:47 PMWhy Academy Voters Shouldn’t Overlook Get Out’s Daniel KaluuyaJordan Peele’s film requires the British actor to get across two convincing performances simultaneously, and he delivers both beautifully.
Screen Time
Dec. 21 2017 9:30 AMSlate Critics Pick the Best Episodes of Children’s Television of All Time
The Slatest
Dec. 11 2017 9:03 AMNew York Bombing Suspect Reportedly Picked Target Location for its Christmas Posters
Brow Beat
Oct. 31 2017 8:17 AMA Brief History of Fake Blood
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2017 5:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2017 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of the Ending of Mother? Three Slate Critics Discuss in Spoiler-y Detail.
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2017 1:09 PMNo Eclipse Glasses? No Problem. All You Really Need to Watch Is Your iPhone.
Brow Beat
Aug. 1 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in August
The Slatest
June 14 2017 8:41 AMRep. Steve Scalise and Others Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice
Brow Beat
June 1 2017 8:03 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in June
Culture Gabfest
May 24 2017 10:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Whaboom” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Twin Peaks, The Bachelorette, and Alex Tizon’s essay “My Family’s Slave” in the Atlantic.
Brow Beat
May 9 2017 7:33 AMThe Latest Superhero Movie Trend: “Let Me Explain to You My Evil Plan—in PowerPoint!”
Brow Beat
April 28 2017 5:52 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May
Brow Beat
April 7 2017 7:33 AMDoes This Band Name Start With “The”? A Quiz.
Brow Beat
March 18 2017 8:37 PMMick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Brian Wilson, and More Pay Tribute to Chuck Berry
Brow Beat
Dec. 28 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in January
Brow Beat
Dec. 19 2017 5:55 AMA Guide to All The Last Jedi’s References to Other (Non-Star Wars) Movies
Brow Beat
Nov. 28 2017 11:35 AMThe Grammy Nominations Have Never Been So Dominated by People of Color
Brow Beat
Oct. 6 2017 8:03 AMDoes Blade Runner 2049’s Ending Preserve the Mysteries of the Original—or Spoil Them?
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2017 9:28 AMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2017 9:25 PMTaylor Swift Spoofs All the Old Taylor Swifts in the New Music Video for “Look What You Made Me Do”
The Slatest
Aug. 15 2017 8:26 AMTrump Just Retweeted a Cartoon of the “#TrumpTrain” Running Someone Over
Brow Beat
June 30 2017 5:32 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in July
Brow Beat
June 9 2017 7:33 AMThe Latest Movie Trailer Cliché Is Music That Sounds Like (but Isn’t) Kanye West
Culture Gabfest
May 25 2017 12:31 PMWhat Is Really Going on in Twin Peaks: The Return?The Culture Gabfest hunts for meaning amongst the mysteries.
Brow Beat
May 12 2017 12:17 PMA Guide to the Many, Many References to Classic Italian Films in Master of None Season 2
Television
May 3 2017 8:06 PMTwin Peaks Didn’t Just Change TVIt was about TV.
Brow Beat
April 14 2017 10:18 AMWhy Is Good Friday Called “Good Friday”? Not for the Reason You Think.
Brow Beat
March 30 2017 8:16 PMKendrick Lamar’s Surprise New Video Is Everything Everyone Wanted The Young Pope to Be
Low Concept
March 14 2017 1:48 PMThe Wayne Tracker Name GeneratorUse our widget to get a Texas oilman code name like the one Rex Tillerson used to discuss climate change.

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