Day to Day

Green and Scary: Hulk and Happening

Friday, June 13, 2008

Summary Judgment: Happening, Hulk
Writer Mark Jordan Legan sizes up The Incredible Hulk, starring Edward Norton and Liv Tyler; the M. Night Shyamalan thriller The Happening; and the drama Quid Pro Quo about a semiparalyzed radio reporter’s self-realizations. (Listen to the segment. Watch “Summary Judgment” on Slate V.)

Thursday, June 12, 2008

XX Factor: What Do People Want in a First Lady?
The primary season is over, but scrutiny of the candidates—and their wives—has just begun. Madeleine Brand talks to “XX Factor” bloggers Emily Bazelon and Melinda Henneberger about how pundits are analyzing the potential first ladies. (Listen to the segment.)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Warding off Alzheimer’s with Ibuprofen
The painkiller may turn out to be the one of the best tools to prevent Alzheimer’s. But consistent use of ibuprofen can cause physical problems. What to do? Madeleine Brand speaks with medical contributor Dr. Sydney Spiesel. (Listen to the segment.)