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
Scalia’s Liberal Streak
The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters
There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?
The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.