Slate on Day to Day for the week of Dec. 8.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Dec. 8.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Dec. 8.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Dec. 12 2003 5:05 PM

Stuck on the Farrelly Brothers

Friday, Dec. 12, 2003

Summary Judgment: Something's Gotta Give, Stuck on You, Big Fish
Slate contributor Ben Williams boils down the critical reviews for this week's new movies, including Something's Gotta Give, Stuck on You, and Big Fish. Listen to the segment.

Explainer: Two Nations for the Nobel Awards
The week during which the Nobel Prizes are handed out ends tomorrow. Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains why the awards are distributed in two different countries. Listen to the segment.

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On the Trail: Edwards' Four Trials
Slate staffer Chris Suellentrop reviews Four Trials, the new book by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003

Webhead: Global Internet Summit
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Wired magazine's Paul Boutin about the World Summit on the Information Society meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, where leaders from nations around the world are discussing how the Internet should be regulated. Listen to the segment.

Gizmos: Cell-Phone Jammers
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor David Bennahum about technology that allows people to jam signals of cell phones within a limited range. While not exactly legal in the United States, the devices are becoming more popular. Listen to the segment.

Commentary: Iraq Reconstruction Contracts
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate editor Jacob Weisberg about the U.S. policy of awarding primary reconstruction contracts in Iraq only to nations that supported the war and how the policy is causing an international stir. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003

Kausfiles: Phil Spector Murder Case
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blogger Mickey Kaus offers another of his late-night audioblogs. This time, he comments on interesting testimony in the murder trial of record producer Phil Spector—testimony from Spector's ex-wife. Listen to the segment.

War Stories: Military's Get-Tough Approach
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate columnist Fred Kaplan about the U.S. military's new "get-tough" approach in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the chances the policy will succeed. Listen  to the segment.

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Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003

Ballot Box: Gore Endorses Dean
NPR's Alex Chadwick chats with Slate chief political analyst Will Saletan about former Vice President Al Gore's endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Dec. 8, 2003

Ballot Box: Bush, Democrats, and the 2004 Race
NPR's Alex Chadwick gets a briefing on recent campaign news from Slate political columnist William Saletan. The Democratic Party's nine presidential contenders continue their battle, while the president explores whether a renewed commitment to the space race will boost his prospects. Listen to the segment.

Chatterbox: Medicare Vote Bribe Allegations
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senior writer Timothy Noah speaks with attorney Marc Miller about the serious legal implications of an allegation that Rep. Nick Smith, R-Mich., was offered a bribe on the House floor in exchange for his vote in favor of the Medicare reform package. Listen to the segment.