Forrest Wickman
Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is Slate’s culture editor.

Brow Beat
April 17 2018 8:53 PMHere Is a Photo of Method Man and Ghostface With James ComeyThe former FBI director may or may not have just joined the Wu-Tang Clan.
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March 30 2018 7:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in April
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March 9 2018 11:25 AMIroning Out A Wrinkle in TimeWhat, exactly, went wrong with this movie? Does the ending make any sense? And what was up with those sandwiches, anyway? Three Slate critics discuss.
Brow Beat
Jan. 25 2018 4:46 PMJustin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton’s Long-Anticipated Duet Lives Up to the Hype“Say Something” is the “Let the Beat Build” of country-pop duets, and the video makes the best use of the Bradbury Building since Blade Runner.
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
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Sept. 29 2017 5:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October
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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.
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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
April 6 2018 10:55 AMWho Is Ready Player One For?We discuss Steven Spielberg’s latest in spoiler-filled detail.
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March 23 2018 8:03 AMIs Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs Delightful, Culturally Insensitive, or Both?Three Slate critics discuss.
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Jan. 31 2018 5:50 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in February
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Jan. 23 2018 7:34 AMYour 2018 Oscar Season Pronunciation GuideHow to pronounce the names of Vicky Krieps, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Luca Guadagnino, Daniel Kaluuya, and more.
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Dec. 28 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in January
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Dec. 19 2017 5:55 AMA Guide to All The Last Jedi’s References to Other (Non-Star Wars) Movies
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Nov. 28 2017 11:35 AMThe Grammy Nominations Have Never Been So Dominated by People of Color
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Oct. 6 2017 8:03 AMDoes Blade Runner 2049’s Ending Preserve the Mysteries of the Original—or Spoil Them?
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Sept. 22 2017 9:28 AMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
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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

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