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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June 27 2016 12:29 AMJanelle Monáe Was the Perfect Person to Perform Some of Prince’s Biggest Pop Hits 
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June 26 2016 9:40 PMBeyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Kicked Off the BET Awards With a Killer Version of “Freedom”
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June 25 2016 8:11 PMKanye West Throws the Worst Naked Slumber Party Imaginable in the Video for “Famous”
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June 23 2016 12:12 AM*Record Scratch* HBO Cancels Vinyl
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June 21 2016 11:12 PMWatch the First Trailer for Andrea Arnold’s Cannes Jury Prize Winner American Honey
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June 21 2016 11:54 AMThe Military Strategy of the Battle of the Bastards, Explained
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June 20 2016 7:04 AMJohn Oliver Makes the Case Against Brexit While Insulting Europe As Much As Possible
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June 18 2016 11:40 PMJamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy Assassinate Nazis in the Trailer for Anthropoid
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June 18 2016 4:17 PMEnd America’s Mass Shooting Epidemic the Republican Way with Thoughts & Prayers: The Game
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June 15 2016 9:38 PMMitt Romney Now Moonlighting as a Luchador as Split with Trump’s Republican Party Widens 
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June 15 2016 12:37 AMDonald Glover Will Finally Be in a Spider-Man Movie (but Won’t Be Slinging Any Webs)
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June 13 2016 8:33 PMThe NRA Just Tweeted for the First Time Since Orlando. Here’s How They Responded to Other Gun Tragedies.
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June 12 2016 9:50 PMWatch Lin-Manuel Miranda Accept His Tony With a Moving Sonnet About His Wife—and Orlando
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June 12 2016 1:52 PMTrump on Orlando Shooting: “Appreciate the Congrats for Being Right”
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June 11 2016 2:19 PMVoice Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed at Orlando Concert
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June 26 2016 11:36 PMWatch Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly, and Jennifer Hudson Salute Prince at the BET Awards
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June 25 2016 10:51 PMFashion Photographer Bill Cunningham Has Died
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June 23 2016 10:28 AMDid Kirk Douglas Really Break the Blacklist?The star of Spartacus claims he was responsible for the end of that terrible era. The evidence suggests otherwise.
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June 22 2016 9:57 PMTom Cruise Is At It Again in the Trailer for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
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June 21 2016 9:30 PMFinally! Play as Dengar in the Star Wars: Battlefront Bespin Add-On!
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June 21 2016 12:31 AMCelebrate 71 Years of Great American Scientist Wernher von Braun With Tom Lehrer
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June 19 2016 10:05 PMThe Subjects of Documentary Tickled Confronted One of Its Directors on Opening Night
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June 18 2016 10:26 PMThe Weirdest, Wildest, Best New Video Games at E3 2016
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June 16 2016 12:26 AMNetflix Promises Lady Dynamite Will Change You For Most of the Rest of Your Life, Probably
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June 15 2016 4:30 AMFullbright Channels Kubrick in the New Trailer for Tacoma
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June 14 2016 5:34 AMWatch Conan O’Brien’s Moving Statement About Orlando and Assault Weapons
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June 13 2016 7:31 PMStar Trek All-Stars Pilot a VR Starship in This Trailer for Star Trek: Bridge Crew
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June 12 2016 5:56 PMAfter Orlando, Trump Says “We Can’t Afford to Be Politically Correct Anymore”
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June 11 2016 5:43 PMHere’s What 2001: A Space Odyssey Would Look Like if Picasso Animated It
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June 8 2016 11:08 PMWatch This Creepy Trailer for The Shallows, Then Watch the Mental Hygiene Film It Samples

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