Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 3.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
July 7 2006 11:59 AM

Attack of the Cars

Thursday, July 6, 2006

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Toyota's Violent Yaris Car Ads
Ads for Toyota's newest economy car, the Yaris, feature the car taking on some animated animals. In one, an animated piggy bank gets assaulted to emphasize the gas-slipping car's penny-pinching attributes. Seth Stevenson has a review. Listen to the segment.

Ken Lay, Stress, and Heart Attacks
Ken Lay, founder and former chairman of Enron, died Wednesday of a heart attack. His death comes two months after he was convicted of conspiracy and fraud. Andy Bowers explains the link between mental stress and heart attacks. Listen to the segment.