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 End of Pregnancy
And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.
Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry
The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats
Blame China for everything.
The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer
Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place
Now it’s descending into madness.
Don’t Just Sit There
How to be more productive during your commute.