Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 15.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
May 18 2006 5:44 PM

His Card, His Quirky Life

Thursday, May 18, 2006

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Ad Report Card: Wes Anderson's Card
Filmmaker Wes Anderson is famous for quirky, comic films such as The Royal Tenenbaums and Rushmore. Now he's winning new fans with his take on the American Express "My Card, My Life" ad campaign. Seth Stevenson offers a review of the unique commercial. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, May 15, 2006

Explainer: Concerts Sold Out in Minutes?
Fans of Madonna, Radiohead, and Bruce Springsteen sometimes find that getting tickets for upcoming concerts a little frustrating. Often, within hours—or even minutes—of tickets going on sale, breathless reports indicate the shows have already sold out. But can concerts really sell out in 10 minutes? Andy Bowers explains. Listen to the segment.

Medical Examiner: Music as Pain Relief
Recent studies indicate music can soothe severe pain for patients recovering from medical procedures. Noah Adams talks about musical pain relief with medical school professor Dr. Sydney Spiesel. Listen to the segment.