Life of the Law

Privacy Issues

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doing with the information? Reporter Cyrus Farivar has our story.


Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Putin Ex Machina Gabfest

Friday, September 13, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Changing course on Syria, choosing a mayor of New York, and losing faith in reality.


Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Flirting with Vomit Edition

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Slate critics Julia Turner, John Swansburg, June Thomas and Aisha Harris discuss the Edgar Wright film "The World's End," Miley Cyrus' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, and love and terror in amusement parks.


The Takeaway

Movies: Twilight Eclipse, Cyrus, The Last Airbender

Friday, July 02, 2010

This week, moviegoers are can choose from abstinent vampires (again), a mamma's boy, and some racially questionable martial arts kids. We refer of course, to: "Twilight Eclipse," "Cyrus," and "The Last Airbender." Rafer Guzman, Takeaway contributor and Newsday critic, shares his opinions on the big releases, and lets us know what we should see and what we should avoid.