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
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?