Slate's Emily Bazelon stopped by the Colbert Report on Monday to talk campaign finance and the Supreme Court's upcoming term with Stephen Colbert. Watch her assure Colbert that he doesn't have to get gay-married, then check out the Colbert-endorsed Political Gabfest and Gabfest Extra podcasts.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.