Friday, Feb. 20, 2009
Summary Judgment: This Weekend's New Flicks—From Prada to Prison
Mark Jordan Legan sums up the latest film reviews: Eleven Minutes is a documentary that follows the first winner of the television show Project Runway; Tyler Perry's latest is Madea Goes to Jail; And Fired Up! is a teen sex romp set at cheerleading camp. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
Holder's Black History Speech Makes Waves
Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the post, delivered a fiery speech at the Justice Department to mark Black History Month. Dahlia Lithwick discusses the latest from the Justice Department with Alex Cohen. Listen to the segment.
Real Folks' Oscar Picks
Never mind what the results of Sunday's Oscars celebration might turn out to be. Mark Jordan Legan spoke to real-life moviegoers about their favorites to take home the statuettes. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is
Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.
I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights
Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.
It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.