Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
Summary Judgment: The Truth About Body of Lies
Mark Jordan Legan guides us through the week's movie releases: the mystery thriller Quarantine, the Guy Ritchie crime drama RocknRolla, and the Ridley Scott film Body of Lies, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008
Politics: Should Obama and McCain Go Negative at the Debate?
Tuesday, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama are meeting for the second presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. John Dickerson tells Alex Chadwick why the candidates need to look out for the "Ponytail Guy" at the town hall-style debate. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Self-Made Man
The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is
Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?
The Supreme Court, Throughout Its History, Has Been a Massive Disappointment
Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister
Now Stare. Don’t Stop.
The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.