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Oct. 3 2008 5:32 PM

Play On,

Friday, Oct. 3, 2008

Summary Judgment: Play On, Nick and Norah
Film expert Mark Jordan Legan takes us through the reviews of the latest releases. This week: Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, the story of young love in Manhattan; Beverly Hills Chihuahua, a comedy starring the voice of Drew Barrymore; and How To Lose Friends and Alienate People, the story of a disillusioned journalist obsessed with celebrity and fame. Listen to the segment.

Monday, Sept. 29, 2008

Summary Judgment: Now Out: Choke, St. Anna, Eagle Eye
What are critics saying about three new films? The lineup includes Choke, based on a Chuck Palahniuk novel; Miracle at St. Anna, the latest Spike Lee effort; and Eagle Eye, a thriller starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan. Listen  to the segment.

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TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

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