Friday, July 29, 2005
Summary Judgment: Sky High, Must Love Dogs, Stealth
Adolescent superheroes, dog lovers, and an intelligent airplane are vying for your movie dollar this weekend—but are any of them worthy? Mark Jordan Legan looks at what film critics are saying about this week's movie releases, including Sky High, Must Love Dogs, and Stealth. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, July 28, 2005
Explainer: The Legality of Subway Searches
Daniel Engber explains the legality of random searches of riders on U.S. subways. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Ad Report Card: Geico's Mixed Bag
Seth Stevenson examines the latest series of ads from insurance company Geico. The commercials range from parodies to straightforward—and, some say, bland—pitches for their services. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Hollywood Economist: Studio Death Spiral?
After two weeks of strong box office sales, Hollywood's box office revenues slid again this past weekend and have been down most of the year. Speculation is building that Hollywood is facing a demise. Alex Chadwick talks with Edward Jay Epstein about what some are calling Hollywood's "death spiral." Listen to the segment.