Sam Adams
Sam Adams

Sam Adams is a Slate senior editor and the editor of Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

Brow Beat
Feb. 16 2017 9:59 AMBob Odenkirk Plays Stephen Colbert and Vice Versa in a Mr. Show–Level Late Show Appearance
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Feb. 13 2017 11:05 AMTitus Burgess Goes Full Beyoncé in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Trailer
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Feb. 12 2017 11:48 PMBruno Mars’ Prince Tribute Was Great Enough to Remind You Prince Was Even Greater
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Feb. 10 2017 11:59 AMThe Unreleased Songs in Prince’s Vaults May Finally See the Light of Day
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Feb. 10 2017 8:03 AMMost Batman Movies Ignore His Campy TV Past. The Lego Batman Movie Embraces It.
Television
Feb. 8 2017 5:49 PMLegionFX’s attempt to reinvent the superhero genre is a show with a Rubik’s Cube where its heart should be.
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Feb. 7 2017 7:33 AMWhat Hollywood Can Learn From China’s Top-Grossing Movies
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Feb. 3 2017 12:32 PMJackie-Inspired Video Essay Charts the Course of First Ladies from Kennedy to Trump
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Jan. 31 2017 12:24 PMNobel Laureate Bob Dylan to Release Triple Album of Other People’s Songs
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Jan. 30 2017 11:28 AMThe Mountain Goats Wrote a Song for Star Wars: Episode VIII, and It’s Canon Now
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Jan. 24 2017 11:21 AMHow Should We Understand Mel Gibson’s Surprise Oscar Nomination?
Movies
Jan. 19 2017 4:17 PMThe Red TurtleFans of animated movies—or any movies, for that matter—shouldn’t miss the latest from Studio Ghibli.
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Jan. 17 2017 10:33 AMLin-Manuel Miranda’s West Wing Rap Is the Nerdiest Tribute Imaginable
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Jan. 13 2017 8:29 AMTV Episode Starring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson Canceled After Criticism From Jackson’s Family
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Jan. 12 2017 1:31 PMArrival and Lion Get an Awards-Season Boost From the Directors Guild’s Nominations
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Feb. 13 2017 12:53 PMListen to Donald Trump’s Tweets Performed as an Early-’00s Emo Song
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Feb. 13 2017 9:03 AMBeyoncé, Jay Z, and DJ Khaled Dropped a New Single, Just to Remind You Who the Real Winners Are
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Feb. 12 2017 12:44 PMPrince’s Classic Albums Are Now Available on Spotify and Other Streaming Services
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Feb. 10 2017 9:27 AMRosie O’Donnell Fuels Speculation That She’s Playing Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live
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Feb. 9 2017 12:11 PMFor a Mere $20 Million, You Can Live in the Grey Gardens House
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Feb. 7 2017 1:44 PMThe Trailer for Netflix’s Iron Fist Shows Marvel Still Wrestling With the Politics of Representation
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Feb. 3 2017 3:30 PMNow You Can Donate to the “Victims” of the Nonexistent Bowling Green Massacre
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Feb. 2 2017 5:30 AMBudweiser’s Super Bowl Ad Tells a Compelling Immigrant Story. It’s Just Not Adolphus Busch’s.
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Jan. 31 2017 8:02 AMFrom Sundance, Lessons (and Warnings) for Americans Looking to Resist
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Jan. 25 2017 8:02 AMIn Jordan Peele’s Horror Movie, Get Out, the “Monster” Is Liberal Racism
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Jan. 20 2017 11:57 AMThere’s No Such Thing as “Indie TV,” but Sundance Wants to Help Change That
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Jan. 19 2017 8:03 AMA Series of Unfortunate Events Should Be the Model for Future Netflix Shows
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Jan. 13 2017 10:31 AMDeadpool Is an Oscar Contender, and It’s Got a “For Your Consideration” Ad to Prove It
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Jan. 12 2017 4:33 PMWatch Newscaster Cate Blanchett and Puppeteer Cate Blanchett in the Trailer for Manifesto
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Jan. 12 2017 9:52 AMStevie Wonder Sings Michelle Obama a Farewell Serenade on The Tonight Show

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