At the behest of Bloggingheads dot TV, Salon's Alex Pareene and I teamed up remotely on Friday to talk about...what, again? I think we started with David Brooks, and after that, my brain stopped forming memories. Then we ended up at Jay Cutler. In between, I forgot I was using an ambient-sound microphone and spent a lot of time fidgeting with the spoon in my coffee mug. Clang! The sound of the multimedia future.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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.