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Nov. 25 2014 3:21 PMListen to Our November Music RoundupHot tracks for our fall playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 20 2014 5:51 PMKey & Peele Shows Us the Dark Side of That Viral Aerobics Video
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Nov. 14 2014 9:58 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Now Forrest Wickman knows what “freemium” means. And sundry other lessons from his week.
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Nov. 11 2014 12:11 PMHear Kanye West’s Take on Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat,” for the Hunger Games Soundtrack
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Nov. 10 2014 1:43 PMTaylor Swift Just Released the Gone Girl of Music Videos
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Nov. 7 2014 7:19 PMAll Your Questions About Interstellar, Answered.
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Nov. 7 2014 11:45 AMIs Interstellar a Visionary Masterpiece, or Just Visionary Baloney? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
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Nov. 6 2014 12:58 PMThe Title for Star Wars: Episode VII Has Been Announced
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Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Oct. 27 2014 2:23 PMWhat Other Classic Hip-Hop Albums Should Get All-Cat Remixes? Our Purrposals.
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Oct. 24 2014 8:20 PMTaylor Swift’s 1989: A Track-by-Track Breakdown
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Oct. 21 2014 10:41 AMTaylor Swift Just Went to No. 1 on iTunes Canada With Eight Seconds of Static
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Oct. 17 2014 10:01 AMWho Is the Greatest Birdman of All Time? We Ranked the Top 12.
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Oct. 14 2014 1:00 PMThe Greatest Slow-Motion Sequences of All Time, as Ranked by One Great Video
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Oct. 13 2014 3:38 PMWatch Werner Herzog’s Cameo in Dreamworks’ Penguins of Madagascar
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Nov. 21 2014 2:08 PMWhy You Shouldn’t Worry About the New 3-D, CGI Peanuts
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Nov. 18 2014 12:16 PMPop Quiz: Can You Name These Classic Hip-Hop Hits by Just Their First Second?
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Nov. 12 2014 12:35 PMHear Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, and More Cover Paul McCartney
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Nov. 11 2014 11:24 AMThe Best Chase Scenes of All Time, in One Video Countdown
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Nov. 10 2014 10:43 AMJohn Oliver Explains, Entertainingly, What’s So Troubling About the Lottery
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Nov. 7 2014 1:58 PM“Shake It Off” and This 1989 Aerobics Video Were Made for Each Other
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Nov. 7 2014 9:11 AMWhat Christopher Nolan’s Movies Are Really About
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Nov. 3 2014 11:56 AMDon’t Care About Your State Legislature? Let John Oliver Amusingly Explain Why You Should.
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Oct. 30 2014 11:15 AMPee-Wee Is Returning for Another Big Adventure
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Oct. 25 2014 2:25 PMIs Birdman a Virtuoso Masterpiece or Hollow, Pretentious Filmmaking? We Debate.
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Oct. 24 2014 12:28 PMJohn WickHow Sad Keanu got his groove back.
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Oct. 20 2014 6:32 PMTaylor Swift’s Pro-Gay “Welcome to New York” Takes Her Further Than Ever From Nashville 
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Oct. 16 2014 1:11 PMWatch One Basketball Bounce Through 24 Different Movies
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Oct. 14 2014 10:19 AMTaylor Swift’s New Song Is a Perfect Reminder of Why So Many People Love Her
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Oct. 13 2014 11:08 AMJohn Oliver and Last Week Tonight Wonder, “How Is Columbus Day Still a Thing?”

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