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Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

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Dec. 19 2014 12:44 AMThe Heartbreaking Story That Might Explain the Song Stephen Colbert Chose to End His Show
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Dec. 12 2014 12:15 PMMail Kimp: The Remix
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Dec. 10 2014 10:50 AMHear the Unreleased Radiohead Song on the Inherent Vice Soundtrack
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Dec. 9 2014 12:52 PMA Nine-Minute Short Shows the Making of Boyhood From the Very Beginning
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Dec. 3 2014 1:09 PMThe Year in Pop in 4 Minutes: DJ Earworm’s Annual “United State of Pop” Mashup Is Here
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Dec. 2 2014 8:16 AMThe Schwartz Awakens in This Spaceballs Version of the New Star Wars Trailer
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Dec. 1 2014 11:07 AMStar Wars: Episode VII Trailer Parodies Awaken
Slate Picks
Nov. 25 2014 3:21 PMListen to Our November Music RoundupHot tracks for our fall playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 20 2014 5:51 PMKey & Peele Shows Us the Dark Side of That Viral Aerobics Video
Culturebox
Nov. 14 2014 9:58 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Now Forrest Wickman knows what “freemium” means. And sundry other lessons from his week.
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Nov. 11 2014 12:11 PMHear Kanye West’s Take on Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat,” for the Hunger Games Soundtrack
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Nov. 10 2014 1:43 PMTaylor Swift Just Released the Gone Girl of Music Videos
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Nov. 7 2014 7:19 PMAll Your Questions About Interstellar, Answered.
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Nov. 7 2014 11:45 AMIs Interstellar a Visionary Masterpiece, or Just Visionary Baloney? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
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Nov. 6 2014 12:58 PMThe Title for Star Wars: Episode VII Has Been Announced
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Dec. 18 2014 4:07 PMThere and Back and There and Back AgainLord of the Rings and The Hobbit recap, in running shots.
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Dec. 11 2014 8:32 AMFinally, You Can Turn a Baked Potato Into a Tauntaun
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Dec. 9 2014 4:00 PMThe Trailer for The Rock’s Disaster Movie San Andreas Is … Not Without Fault
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Dec. 9 2014 9:23 AMPresident Obama Filled in for Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report Last Night
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Dec. 2 2014 1:24 PMThe Year’s Best Movies, in a Great Video Countdown
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Dec. 1 2014 1:48 PMQuick: What Are the Two Funniest Albums Rolling Stone Could Have Named the Best of 2014?
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
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Nov. 21 2014 2:08 PMWhy You Shouldn’t Worry About the New 3-D, CGI Peanuts
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Nov. 18 2014 12:16 PMPop Quiz: Can You Name These Classic Hip-Hop Hits by Just Their First Second?
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Nov. 12 2014 12:35 PMHear Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, and More Cover Paul McCartney
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Nov. 11 2014 11:24 AMThe Best Chase Scenes of All Time, in One Video Countdown
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Nov. 10 2014 10:43 AMJohn Oliver Explains, Entertainingly, What’s So Troubling About the Lottery
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Nov. 7 2014 1:58 PM“Shake It Off” and This 1989 Aerobics Video Were Made for Each Other
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Nov. 7 2014 9:11 AMWhat Christopher Nolan’s Movies Are Really About
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Nov. 3 2014 11:56 AMDon’t Care About Your State Legislature? Let John Oliver Amusingly Explain Why You Should.

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Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.