Matthew Dessem
Matthew Dessem

Matthew Dessem is Brow Beat’s nights and weekends editor and the author of a biography of screenwriter and director Clyde Bruckman.

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Nov. 21 2017 11:42 PMPartridge Family Star David Cassidy Has Died at 67
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Nov. 21 2017 1:06 AMSome Lines, On the Occasion of a MARTA Bus Ruining a Live Shot of the Georgia Dome Imploding
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Nov. 19 2017 10:03 PMSaturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson Tries to Figure Out Why Staten Island Hates Him
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Nov. 19 2017 6:12 PMIn the Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations, Jeffrey Tambor Quits Transparent
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Nov. 19 2017 4:48 AMWatch Chance the Rapper Beg Obama to Return in This Very 1990s Saturday Night Live Sketch
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Nov. 16 2017 3:56 AMJesmyn Ward, Masha Gessen, Robin Benway, and Frank Bidart Win National Book Awards
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Nov. 15 2017 3:13 AMHulu Cancels Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner’s Difficult People
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Nov. 14 2017 2:38 AMWatch Jimmy Fallon’s Teary-Eyed Tribute to His Late Mother
Movies
Nov. 13 2017 8:09 PMThe Spy Reporters Who Broke the James Toback Story 28 Years Ago on Everything SinceIn 1989, they used a pseudonym to publish 13 accounts of the director’s behavior—two of which were their own. Now they’re stepping forward.
Technology
Nov. 12 2017 9:06 PMThe #MeAt14 Hashtag Is a Moving Rebuke to Roy MooreAnd the people defending him.
Brow Beat
Nov. 12 2017 7:05 AMWatch Taylor Swift’s Acoustic Version of “Call It What You Want” on Saturday Night Live
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Nov. 11 2017 9:06 PMKeegan-Michael Key and Ellie Kemper Star in a Late Show Montage of Bad Movie Trailers
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Nov. 8 2017 10:00 PMChristopher Plummer to Replace Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World
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Nov. 8 2017 12:32 AMJimmy Kimmel Congratulates Trump on the Great Health Care Plan He’s Providing
Politics
Nov. 6 2017 9:19 AMEverything We Know About the Sutherland Springs ShooterNot the gunman, the shooter.
Brow Beat
Nov. 21 2017 4:36 AMSomeone Finally Made a Movie Where the Ghost of a Dead Dog Plans a Wedding
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Nov. 19 2017 11:59 PMThe Official Trailer for A Wrinkle in Time Has Arrived
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Nov. 19 2017 8:16 PMOne Fan Got to Hear the Plot of Star Wars: Episode IX at the Night of Too Many Stars Benefit
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Nov. 19 2017 7:29 AMSaturday Night Live Presents Rare Archival Footage of Rap Pioneers the Soul Crush Crew
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Nov. 18 2017 6:59 PMThe Incredibles 2 Teaser Trailer Is All Too Credible
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Nov. 16 2017 12:58 AMSuper Deluxe Found a Way to Make Tomi Lahren Tolerable
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Nov. 15 2017 12:38 AMJimmy Kimmel: Jeff Sessions Refuses to Answer Questions About His Pot of Gold
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Nov. 14 2017 1:14 AMTrevor Noah: Sean Hannity Has “A Season Ticket to the Wrong Side of History”
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Nov. 12 2017 9:38 PMGossip Columnist Liz Smith Has Died at 94
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Nov. 12 2017 12:21 PM“Weekend Update” Gets Sexual Harassment Training From a Very Frazzled HR Representative
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Nov. 12 2017 4:11 AMRoy Moore and Jeff Sessions Open SNL With a Tough Conversation About Dating 14-Year-Olds
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Nov. 9 2017 12:11 AMWatch This Touching Tribute to David Letterman From His Childhood Friends, Who Are Not Bitter
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Nov. 8 2017 2:08 AMDid the Election Results Get You in the Mood to Watch a Nazi’s Face Melt Off? We Can Help!
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Nov. 7 2017 5:04 AMDisney Is Blacklisting Los Angeles Times Critics Because They Don’t Like Their Business Coverage
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Nov. 5 2017 4:43 PMRevisit the Terrible Sitcoms of the 1990s With Larry David, Beck Bennett, and Kyle Mooney

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