Friday, July 23, 2004 War Stories: 9/11 Report's Highs and Lows
Fred Kaplan talks with NPR's Madeleine Brand about the final report of the 9-11 Commission. He takes issue with the commission's assertion that the terrorist attacks happened because of a "failure of imagination." Listen to this segment.
War Stories: 9/11 Report's Highs and Lows
Thursday, July 22, 2004
Explainer: The Sweet, Deadly Taste of Antifreeze Moneybox: Microsoft's Monopoly Money Woes
Andy Bowers examinees why something as deadly as antifreeze can taste as good as a daiquiri. Listen to this segment.
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks to Dan Gross about Microsoft's floundering stock, and compares it to another highly profitable monopoly—AT&T. Listen to this segment.
Moneybox: Microsoft's Monopoly Money Woes
Wednesday, July 21, 2004 Ad Report Card: Dodge's Hemi Engine
Seth Stevenson reviews the new ad campaign by Dodge that touts the car maker's "hemi" engine, which features hemispherical combustion chambers said to increase thermal efficiency and airflow. Listen to this segment.
Ad Report Card: Dodge's Hemi Engine
Monday, July 19, 2004
Ballot Box: Sept. 11, Gay Marriage and the Vote
NPR's Madeleine Brand checks in with Will Saletan about the presidential election. They discuss how the rejected same-sex marriage amendment and the Sept. 11 commission report could affect the race for the White House. Listen to this segment.
Low Concept: Are You a Blue or Red State?
Madeleine Brand talks with Boston Globe reporter Anne Kornblut, author of a new Slate quiz that tests whether you favor red or blue—Republican or Democrat—state sensibilities. Listen to this segment.