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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Sept. 1 2018 8:02 PMIf You’ve Been Enjoying All the Donald Trump Subtweets at John McCain’s Funeral, You’ll Love This Anti-Trump Film the U.S. Government Produced in the 1940s
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Aug. 30 2018 2:30 AMIt Is Time for Us to Forgive Zafar, the Sex-Pest Dolphin of Landévennec, France
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Aug. 29 2018 1:18 AMCharles Dickens’ Upcoming Novel Bleak House Gets Title Confirmation, Date Announcement
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Aug. 28 2018 12:52 AMLouis C.K. Performed Stand-up Sunday for the First Time Since Admitting Sexual Misconduct
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Aug. 26 2018 11:31 PMMahershala Ali Gives the Past a Long, Hard Stare in the Trailer for True Detective Season 3
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Aug. 26 2018 12:49 AMHere Are the Most Depressing Quotes About “The Conjuring Universe” In This Featurette for The Nun
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Aug. 25 2018 4:50 PMAn Apology From the Dunderbeck Sausage Company
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Aug. 22 2018 11:12 PMStep Right In and Watch the Trailer for Season Two of The Deuce
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Aug. 21 2018 11:27 PMBetter Call Saul Has Made Bob Odenkirk So Famous He Qualifies for an Entourage
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Aug. 20 2018 10:40 PMMTV VMAs: Here Is Some Newsreel Footage of Radio City Music Hall From the 1940s
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Aug. 19 2018 9:13 PMCrazy Rich Asians Gets $34 Million Richer, Wins the Weekend Box Office
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Aug. 19 2018 12:02 AMAn Open Letter to Ivanka Trump About That “Complicit” Saturday Night Live Sketch She Apparently Hates So Much
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Aug. 18 2018 7:11 PMSorry to Bother You Director Boots Riley Has a Blistering Critique of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman
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Aug. 14 2018 11:42 PMWoman Who Designed Designing Women Redesigning Designing Women
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Aug. 14 2018 12:41 AMJimmy Kimmel Just Won J.D. Power’s First and Only “Most Reliable Midsize Late Night Talk Show” Award
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Aug. 30 2018 6:11 AMWatch the Trailer for The Other Side of the Wind, the First Netflix Film From … Orson Welles?
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Aug. 29 2018 2:39 AMWarner Bros. Has Ordered a Wile E. Coyote Movie, Possibly From Acme
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Aug. 28 2018 2:50 AMThere Is a Remake of the Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Starring Cats and Dogs and Here It Is
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Aug. 27 2018 1:04 AMJohn Oliver Would Like to Retract a Few Things
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Aug. 26 2018 4:01 PMPlaywright Neil Simon Dies at 91
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Aug. 25 2018 6:38 PMJohn Cho Will Star in Tigertail, a Multi-Generational Asian Family Saga From Master of None Co-Creator Alan Yang
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Aug. 23 2018 12:25 AMHugh Laurie Will Star in an Outer Space Comedy From Veep Creator Armando Iannucci
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Aug. 22 2018 12:54 AMThere Aren’t Enough Chef’s Kisses in the World for This Hannity Monologue About Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen
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Aug. 21 2018 1:17 AMWatch the VMAs Salute Aretha Franklin (by Letting Madonna Ramble On and On About What a Badass Madonna Is)
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Aug. 20 2018 12:21 AMHarvey Weinstein Accuser Asia Argento Agreed to Pay $380,000 to an Actor Who Accused Her of Sexual Assault
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Aug. 19 2018 5:34 PMTerence Nance Introduces an Exciting New Reparations App to a Very Unhappy Audience of Technology Journalists in This Random Acts of Flyness Sketch
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Aug. 18 2018 11:13 PMThe Slate Post You Are Currently Reading: An Oral History
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Aug. 15 2018 12:20 AMWondering Whether or Not You Should Kill Your Friends? Consult the United States Navy’s 1943 Training Film “Don’t Kill Your Friends!”
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Aug. 14 2018 5:22 AMBeyoncé and Jay-Z Dedicate Concert in Detroit to the Gravely Ill Aretha Franklin
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Aug. 12 2018 9:07 PMHere Are All the Different Shark Jokes People Made While Reporting on The Meg

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