Friday, Feb. 4, 2005
Summary Judgment: The Wedding Date, Boogeyman
Andy Bowers takes a look at what the movie critics are saying about this weekend's releases, including The Wedding Date and Boogeyman. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005
Shopping: Finding a High-Definition TV
Sales of high-quality television sets spike immediately before Super Bowl Sundays. To prepare listener's for this weekend's big game, Fred Kaplan offers his recommendations for television shoppers. Listen to the segment.
Frame Game: State of the Union Address
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Will Saletan about the priorities and themes President Bush highlighted in his State of the Union address Wednesday night. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005
Ad Report Card: Quiznos' Talking Baby
Seth Stevenson looks at the new commercial campaign for the restaurant chain Quiznos. Bob, the talking baby, leaves Stevenson wanting to curl into a fetal position. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: Chertoff Faces Tough Questioning
President Bush's nominee to run the Department of Homeland Security faces tough Senate confirmation hearings. Phillip Carter argues that critics have unfairly linked Michael Chertoff with controversial Bush administration policy decisions following the Sept. 11 attacks. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005
Human Guinea Pig: Fooling a Lie Detector
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Emily Yoffe, cast once again in the role of human guinea pig. In this installment, Yoffe attempts to fool a polygraph machine. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: Detainee Tribunals Challenged
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about a federal judge's ruling Monday that challenges the current system of U.S. military tribunals for detainees in the so-called war on terror." Listen to the segment.