The Gist talks Antonin Scalia with Bruce Allen Murphy and campus sexual assault with Emily Bazelon.

Is Anyone Having More Fun Than Antonin Scalia?

Is Anyone Having More Fun Than Antonin Scalia?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
June 25 2014 6:05 PM

Scalia Just Wants to Have Fun

The Gist explores why liberals should think fondly of Antonin Scalia’s legacy.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Today on The Gist, judicial biographer Bruce Allen Murphy explains how Anton Scalia became a lone wolf of the high court. Then Slate’s Emily Bazelon and Mike Pesca debate how sexual assault is being discussed and dealt with on campuses today. Is it possible to overcompensate for the silence and injustices of the past? For the Spiel, a heapin’ helpin’ of portion control.


Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.