Friday, Oct. 12, 2007
Summary Judgment: Lars, Elizabeth, and Michael
Mark Jordan Legan offers his summary of what the critics are saying about this week's new movies. In the latest Summary Judgment, Legan discusses Lars and the Real Girl, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, and Michael Clayton. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007
Chatterbox: British Writer Wins Nobel Prize; Gore vs. the Monks Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007 Jurisprudence: Case Pits Texas Against International Court, Bush
British writer Doris Lessing is less than surprised to be this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. But the real surprise may come when the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is announced. Will monks in Burma beat out Al Gore? Listen to the segment.
Mexican citizen Jose Medellin has been on death row in Texas for the past 13 years. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments over whether Texas has to follow a ruling by the International Court of Justice that Medellin's rights were violated. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
Jurisprudence: Case Pits Texas Against International Court, Bush
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?