Slate writers and editors chatted about opening ceremony fashions and Vancouver's cauldron fail.

Slate writers and editors chatted about opening ceremony fashions and Vancouver's cauldron fail.

Slate writers and editors chatted about opening ceremony fashions and Vancouver's cauldron fail.

Scenes from the Olympics.
Feb. 12 2010 7:28 PM

Did You See What the Norwegians Are Wearing?

Slate writers and editors chatted about opening ceremony fashions and Vancouver's cauldron fail.

Let the Games begin! Slate culture editor John Swansburg, foreign editor June Thomas, and a cast of thousands chatted tonight about the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics. They discussed which countries dressed the sharpest and which Canadian celebs shined the brightest, as well as the embarrassment of the end-of-ceremony torch lighting snafu. Read the transcript below.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.

John Swansburg is Slate's deputy editor.