Sharan Shetty

Sharan Shetty is a writer for Brow Beat. You can follow him on Twitter

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Oct. 22 2014 10:39 PMHere Is the Epic, Intense Trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron
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Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PMWatch the All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
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Oct. 19 2014 4:14 PM“Building It Still” Is a Reminder of How Good and Thoughtful James Blake’s Music Can Be
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Oct. 18 2014 2:46 PMHere’s a Cover of Star Wars’ “Imperial March,” Played on Eight Floppy Disc Drives
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Oct. 15 2014 9:39 PMHanging a Tapestry in the Met Is a Lot More Complicated Than You Think
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Oct. 13 2014 7:38 PMHere’s Mayer Hawthorne’s Funky, Freewheeling Cover of Rihanna’s “Stay”
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Oct. 12 2014 1:11 PMBill Hader Returned to SNL Last Night. And Yes, So Did Stefon.
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Oct. 8 2014 9:24 PMThe Houston Radio Station Playing Only Beyoncé Isn’t Quite As Crazy As It Sounds
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Oct. 7 2014 8:40 PMGod Only Knows How Many Celebrity Musicians Are in This Lavish Cover of “God Only Knows”
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Oct. 5 2014 9:50 PM“Better Call Saul: The Song” Will Only Get You More Excited for the Show
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Oct. 4 2014 5:19 PMOlive Kitteridge May Be the Best Thing That Airs on HBO This Year
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Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PMWatch an Edge of Tomorrow Supercut Featuring Tom Cruise Dying Over and Over Again
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Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PMPaul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
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Sept. 28 2014 12:55 PMLast Night’s Premiere Was the Best SNL Episode in a While. Here Are the Best Parts.
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Sept. 27 2014 1:24 PMHow Hitchcock Used Eyes to Terrify Audiences
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Oct. 22 2014 9:19 PMWatch The Phone Call, a Short Film Starring Sally Hawkins That May Win an Oscar
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Oct. 20 2014 9:13 PMThe Smart, Talented, and Utterly Hilarious Leslie Jones Is SNL’s Newest Cast Member
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Oct. 18 2014 5:28 PMVirgin America Made a Bizarre, Boring, Six-Hour-Long Ad About One Horrible Flight
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Oct. 18 2014 1:48 PMDave Chappelle Is at His Best in This Four-Hour Stand-Up Set From 2009
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Oct. 14 2014 8:32 PMFinally, a Reason to Watch SNL: Chris Rock Will Host, and Prince Will Be the Musical Guest
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Oct. 12 2014 3:46 PMDavid Bowie’s New Song Is an Epic, Experimental Ballad
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Oct. 11 2014 5:52 PMChildish Gambino’s New Music Video Has a Surprise Up Its Sleeve
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Oct. 7 2014 9:42 PMListen to “Ocean,” an Unreleased Song by a 14-Year-Old Elliott Smith
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Oct. 6 2014 8:59 PMThe Video for Tune-Yards’ “Real Thing” Is Funny, Trippy, and Features Creepy Mannequins
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Oct. 5 2014 10:57 AMWatch the SNL Digital Short That Celebrates White People Being on Top, for Now
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Oct. 4 2014 2:14 PMWatch “The Shift,” a Stunning Sci-Fi Short Set in ’60s Suburbia
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Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PMBette Davis Talks Gender Roles in This Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
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Sept. 28 2014 2:46 PMJimmy Fallon and Robert Plant Do a Charming Doo-Wop Cover of “Duke of Earl”
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Sept. 27 2014 3:03 PMTiny Detectives: The True Detective Parody Starring Kate Mara and Ellen Page
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Sept. 24 2014 10:18 PMHere’s TLC’s “Waterfalls” as a Vintage Soul Ballad



The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse

An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 23 2014 10:30 AM Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 11:34 AM Louis C.K. Crashes a Brad Pitt Interview on Between Two Ferns
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.