Friday, May 21, 2004
Summary Judgment: Shrek 2, Fahrenheit 9/11
Ben Williams sums up what the critics are saying about this week's only major theatrical release, Shrek 2. He also examines critical comment on Michael Moore's new documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, May 20, 2004
Television: Scrapbooking on the DIY Network
Dennis Cass reviews the show Scrapbooking, which currently airs on cable television's Do-It-Yourself Network. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Faith-Based: Harry Potter, Left Behind Parallels
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Steven Waldman about how the Harry Potter series of books, following the exploits of a young wizard, parallels the best-selling Left Behind series of Christian novels. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Jurisprudence: Banning Cell-Phone Cameras
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Dahlia Lithwick about a new legal trend: banning the use of cell-phone cameras in places ranging from health clubs to laboratories. Lithwick describes how lawmakers are having trouble keeping up with the technology. Listen to the segment.
Monday, May 17, 2004
Ballot Box: Iraq Scandals and Bush Polling
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks to William Saletan about the widening Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal and the latest polling data concerning President Bush's job approval. Listen to the segment.