Forrest Wickman
Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is Slate’s culture editor overseeing music and movies coverage.

Future Tense
Aug. 12 2016 11:15 AMHacking Mr. Robot, Week 5What the show’s dark parody of early-’90s sitcoms gets right about the narcotizing effects of television.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 19 2016 5:27 PMAlarmist Tweeters Are Burying Twitter AliveIs the #RIPTwitter panic missing the point?
Culturebox
Sept. 8 2015 11:05 AMTab Roulette: The Cultural EditionWhat browser tabs do Slate culture editors have open right now?
Slate Picks
Jan. 5 2015 10:51 AMListen to Our December Music RoundupWarm up with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Picks
Nov. 25 2014 3:21 PMListen to Our November Music RoundupHot tracks for our fall playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Picks
Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Picks
Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Behind the Scenes
July 14 2014 9:43 AM“There’s Really Nothing to Be Ashamed About Anymore”Two Brow Beat bloggers chat about guilty pleasures and the mysteries of taste.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2016 2:45 PMTaylor Swift Versus KimyeWho’s in the wrong here?
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2015 2:42 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Senior editor Forrest Wickman read a few skeptical takes about Trump, Pope Francis, and #BannedBooksWeek.
Slate Plus
May 5 2015 9:17 AMCan You Name These ’80s Hits by Just Their First Second?A special “expert edition” of our ’80s songs quiz, just for Slate Plus members.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
Culturebox
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.
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Picks
July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Plus
May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.