Friday, Dec. 17, 2008
Arts: The Best Merry Scary Christmas Movies
It's not all fresh snow and lollipops. The Christmas movie genre has a darker side. Mark Jordan Legan takes us on a trip through holiday horror classics including Black Christmas and the so-bad-it's-good Magic Christmas Tree. (Listen to the segment.).
TODAY IN SLATE
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
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.