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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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Oct. 11 2014 10:57 AMWhat Whiplash Gets Wrong About Genius, Work, and the Charlie Parker Myth
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Oct. 8 2014 2:12 PMLouis C.K. Has Thoughts About the Origins of Life on Earth, Is Definitely “Not High”
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Oct. 7 2014 5:44 PMHere’s What Happens When You Play Every Simpsons Couch Gag at the Same Time
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Oct. 7 2014 11:09 AMTV on the Radio Shares Anthemic New Song “Careful You”
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Oct. 3 2014 10:49 AMThe Most Surprising Part of the American Sniper Trailer Is What It Doesn’t Show
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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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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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Oct. 9 2014 10:50 AMA Reminder to Journalists Writing About the New Nobel Prize Winner, From Wikipedia
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Oct. 8 2014 11:14 AMThe Honest Trailer for Transformers 4 Is a Masterpiece
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Oct. 7 2014 1:52 PMWhat David Fincher’s Gone Girl Takes From Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho
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Oct. 4 2014 3:11 PMThere Is an Unreleased Radiohead Song in Inherent Vice
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Oct. 1 2014 2:24 PMThe New Interstellar Trailer Is the Most Exciting Yet
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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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