I just got a note that tonight's (Monday May 10) episode of Discovery Channel's "How the Universe Works" is about extreme stars, and once again the episode is infected with interviews of me. Although the interview I did for it was about a year ago, I do remember waving my hands a lot and talking about massive stars chewing through their fuel and exploding. Expect the usual bombast, and check your local listings.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.