Sam Adams
Sam Adams

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

Brow Beat
July 20 2018 12:54 PMRobin Weigert Is “90 Percent” Sure There’ll Be a Deadwood Movie
Movies
July 12 2018 5:04 PMThe New Mission: Impossible Understands the Secret of the Franchise’s Action SequencesTom Cruise doesn’t make it look easy. He makes it look hard.
Brow Beat
July 6 2018 10:12 AMElvis Costello Has Surgery for “Very Aggressive” Cancer
Brow Beat
July 2 2018 11:48 AMHarvey Weinstein Indicted on New Sex Crimes Charges
Brow Beat
June 29 2018 9:08 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in July
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June 26 2018 3:33 PMDavid Lynch Says Trump Is “Causing Suffering and Division”
Wide Angle
June 22 2018 12:34 PMIt’s the End of the World as We Know It, and Hollywood Feels FineMovies and TV shows have begun telling us to make peace with the apocalypse.
Brow Beat
June 21 2018 11:00 AMSony Pictures Classics Condemns Peter Fonda’s “Aborrent” Tweets, But Will Release His New Movie as PlannedThe Secret Service was notified after Fonda tweeted that Donald Trump’s son Barron should be “put in a cage.”
Movies
June 19 2018 5:50 AMJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Takes the Series Back to Its Horror RootsThe franchise’s fifth film finds a new way to splice together its ancient DNA.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 7 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Make Day Care Great Again” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast asks whether you should let a Trump supporter take care of your kid.
Brow Beat
May 31 2018 6:21 PMBumbled BeeWith one word, the comedian ensured her righteous outrage about immigration would be drowned out.
Brow Beat
May 30 2018 12:56 PMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in June
Brow Beat
May 29 2018 12:22 PMRoseanne Barr Is Terribly Sorry for Her Horribly Racist Tweet“Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby” Barr tweeted about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
Brow Beat
May 25 2018 8:03 AMIs Solo a Hunk of Junk or Does It Still Have a Few Surprises?Three critics spoil every bit of backstory revealed in the newest Star Wars Story.
Brow Beat
May 21 2018 12:31 PMBarack and Michelle Obama Have Signed a Deal With Netflix
Movies
July 16 2018 3:09 PMSkyscraper Turns 9/11 Into KitschThe new movie from the Rock turns the World Trade Center attacks into popcorn-friendly entertainment, complete with a happy ending.
Brow Beat
July 10 2018 9:52 AM“American Idiot” Climbs the Charts in Advance of Trump’s U.K. Visit
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July 2 2018 5:07 PMThis Documentary Proves Fireworks Don’t Have to Be BoringThe less boring version, however, is also a lot less safe.
Brow Beat
June 29 2018 12:40 PMDid Anyone Understand Westworld?Four critics discuss Westworld’s Season 2  in spoiler-filled detail.
Brow Beat
June 28 2018 10:24 AMGlenda Jackson Will Play King Lear on BroadwayBecause plays about capricious, doddering rulers destroying their countries never go out of style.
Brow Beat
June 22 2018 3:33 PMABC Pulls Episode of The Proposal After Sexual Assault Allegations
Brow Beat
June 21 2018 8:56 PMABC Is Bringing Back Roseanne, Without Roseanne
Brow Beat
June 20 2018 9:48 AMMichael B. Jordan Is Out for Revenge in the Creed 2 Trailer.
Movies
June 11 2018 12:00 PMIncredibles 2 Has Incredible ActionIf only the ideas were incredible, too.
Brow Beat
June 1 2018 9:14 AMKanye Spent $85,000 on Pusha-T’s Album Cover, but Paid Nothing for His Own
Brow Beat
May 31 2018 12:14 PMWhy Dire Straits’ “Brothers in Arms” Was Such a Poignant Choice for the Americans FinaleIn the closing episode’s greatest musical moment, they let the guitar speak.
Brow Beat
May 29 2018 1:52 PMABC Cancels Roseanne After Barr’s Racist Tweet
Brow Beat
May 25 2018 3:20 PMLando Is the Solo of SoloWho’s scruffy lookin’?
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May 22 2018 4:22 PMDamon Lindelof Promises “New Faces” in Lengthy Letter to Fans About HBO’s Watchmen
Brow Beat
May 18 2018 7:33 AMIs Deadpool 2 High on Its Own Supply?Three critics spoil the sequel to the surprise superhero smash.

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