Friday, March 6, 2009
Summary Judgment:Mark Jordan Legan on Three New Films
Watchmen is a film about the murder investigation for a former comic book superhero. The Horsemen is a murder mystery about a serial killer's crime spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. And Phoebe in Wonderland is a drama about a little girl who seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher. Listen to the segment.
Monday, March 2, 2009
Explainer: Coping With Stressed-Out Co-Workers
The economy and workplace tension are enough to drive anyone nuts. Juliet Lapidos wrote a how-to piece on what to do if your co-workers actually seem to be going crazy. Steve Proffitt reads it. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.