Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 4.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 4.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 4.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
July 8 2005 3:55 PM

How Fantastic Are the Four?

Friday, July 8, 2005

Summary Judgment: The Fantastic Four, Dark Water, Murderball
Are this week's movie releases "fantastic" enough for your time and money? Mark Jordan Legan reviews what film critics are saying about this week's new releases, including The Fantastic Four, Dark Water, and Murderball. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, July 7, 2005

Dispatches: Londoners Calm in Aftermath of Bombing
Terrorists struck the London transit system this morning, bombing three train stations and a double-decker bus. David Plotz reached the scene of one of the bombings an hour after the explosion. He tells Alex Chadwick how Londoners reacted. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Hollywood Economist: Box Office Slump?
Edward J. Epstein talks about this year's box office slump and what it really means for the Hollywood movie studios. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Jurisprudence: Will Balance of Power Shift at High Court?
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is leaving the Supreme Court, and Chief Justice William Rehnquist may also depart before the next session begins. Will new appointments alter what has been a narrowly divided court? Dahlia Lithwick and Emily Bazelon discuss the issues with Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, July 4, 2005

Shopping: Ice Cream Makers
Who makes the best ice cream? Stephen Metcalf says you do. Metcalf has written a shoppers' guide to ice cream makers, and he talks with host Madeleine Brand about how to make premium ice cream at home. Listen to the segment.