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March 13 2009 2:45 PM

Cleaning House

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

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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.

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TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

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

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

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