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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

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

Politics

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.