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Oct. 24 2008 5:07 PM

Changeling Before Their Very Eyes

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

Summary Judgment: Figuring Out Changeling
Mark Jordan Legan takes us through the reviews of three new films: Changeling, starring Angelina Jolie and directed by Clint Eastwood; High School Musical 3: Senior Year; and Synecdoche, New York, the directing debut of noted screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. Listen to the segment.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

XX Factor: Who Requested Sarah Palin's $150,000 Makeover?
News broke Wednesday that Sarah Palin's campaign-trail wardrobe cost almost $150,000. "XX Factor" bloggers Nina Rastogi and Melinda Henneberger talk about whether Palin should be blamed for this. Listen to the segment.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

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Politics: When Mavericks Disagree
They call themselves a team of mavericks. And lately John McCain and Sarah Palin are living up to the name by disagreeing with each other. Alex Cohen talks toJohn Dickerson about the issues the Republican candidates are butting heads on. Listen to the segment.

What's Up, Doc?: Prozac Isn't the Same in a Kid's Body
What happens when children are treated with medicines tested only on adults? They can suffer bad side effects, according to a new study on the "off-label" use of drugs that have been specifically approved for adults. Dr. Sydney Spiesel explains the study's findings to Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

TODAY IN SLATE

Foreigners

The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Fashion World Has Made “Feminist” a Meaningless Label

The Feds Have Declared War on New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 6:39 PM Spoiler Special: Transparent
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?