Listen to Episode 11 of Slate’s The Gist:
We hear that a common obstacle to prosecuting campus sexual assault cases is the so-called “he said, she said” problem. Veteran prosecutor Christopher Mallios joins us to explain how district attorneys can use existing laws to crack down on rape much more effectively.
Then we’ll talk with comic actress Judy Greer. You know her from somewhere (probably Arrested Development) and we’ll find out how she handles being recognized on line at the grocery store. Plus, Mike’s take on media diet sanctimony.
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again
I’m 25. I Have $250.03.
My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?