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Slate's Culturebox: Head-Conking Trend in Movie Trailers

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Slate's Culturebox: Head-Conking Trend in Movie Trailers

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Slate's Culturebox: Head-Conking Trend in Movie Trailers

Slate's Culturebox: Head-Conking Trend in Movie Trailers

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These days, it seems like every movie preview ends with someone getting bopped in the head. Josh Levin of Slate takes a look at the slapstick phenomenon.