Friday, Aug. 1, 2008
Summary Judgment: Swinging Mummies
This week, Mark Jordan Legan rounds up the critics' opinions on Mummy 3, starring Brendan Fraser; Swing Vote, starring Kevin Costner; and Frozen River. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Human Nature: Gamers To Redesign Real-Life Drones
Raytheon, a contractor to the U.S. military, is trying to improve its drones by calling on video game developers to redesign the controls. Alex Chadwick speaks with William Saletan about the future of military technology. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here
I feel like a kid in some kind of store.
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.