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July 25 2008 6:11 PM

The Worst Beach Movies of All Time

Friday, July 25, 2008

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Summary Judgment: The Worst Beach Movies of All Time
Surfers and beach bunnies used to abound on the silver screen, but the movies didn't age well. In fact, they stand almost unchallenged as one of Hollywood's most ridiculous genres. Mark Jordan Legan offers a list of the weirdest and worst beach movies ever made. Listen to the segment.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Books: What Has Happened to Kids Books?
Books inspired by PG-13 movies are taking over library shelves. Can See Iron Man Run really be good for young readers? Alex Cohen talks with Erica Perl about the pros and cons of "fast-food lit." Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Politics: Playing the Political Attention Game
Sen. Barack Obama has locked up tremendous amount media coverage this week with his trip to the Middle East. But rival John McCain is doing his part to win back some of the attention. Alex Chadwick talks toJohn Dickerson about what McCain is doing to get noticed. Listen to the segment.

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