Friday, March 13, 2009
Summary Judgment: Witch Mountain, Sunshine Cleaning, Last House on the Left
What do reviewers say about three new films? Out this week: Race to Witch Mountain, a remake of the 1970s children's film; the indie comedy Sunshine Cleaning; and the horror flick Last House on the Left. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Politics: Interpreting Buffett's Gloom and Doom
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett recently weighed in on the state of the U.S. economy. He wasn't optimistic. John Dickerson and Madeleine Brand review what Buffett had to say about President Obama's policies. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Blogging the Bible: Good Book Explores the Bible's "Every Word"
The Bible has been described in many ways, and now David Plotz has a few more adjectives to add to the list. Plotz talks with Madeleine Brand about his new book, Good Book: The Bizarre, Hilarious, Disturbing, Marvelous, and Inspiring Things I Learned When I Read Every Single Word of the Bible. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
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
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.