Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Summary Judgment: Beyoncé, Nobel Son, or Nixon?
Mark Jordan Legan takes us through reviews of three new films: Cadillac Records, a movie about the rise of R&B label Chess Records starring Beyoncé; Nobel Son, a film about a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and his relationship with his dysfunctional family; and Frost/Nixon, Ron Howard's adaptation of a successful stage play. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.