In the new episode of Flashback, movie critics Dana Stevens and K. Austin Collins discuss the campy horror sequel Bride of Frankenstein (1935), directed by James Whale.
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Production by Chau Tu.
Working With the Homeless: How Does a Director of Street Medicine Do Her Job?
This week, Jordan talks to Bonnie Coover, a Family Nurse Practitioner and the Director of Street Medicine at Janian Medical Care. Bonnie and her team provide primary care medical services to people who are living on the street in New York City. She tells Jordan about the most common ailments she sees, what it’s like examining someone on the sidewalk in Midtown and why her job is a dream job.
Amicus Live Bonus: Press Freedom
Recorded at the Miami Book Fair, in partnership with the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Laura Moscoso from the Centro de Periodismo Investigativo in Puerto Rico; Norah Gamez-Torres, who covers Cuba for the Nuevo Herald and the MIami Herald; and Emily Michot from the Miami Herald, who worked with Julie K. Brown to break the Jeffrey Epstein story. This fascinating discussion serves as a timely reminder of the centrality of journalism to the health of our democracy.
This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the potentially sexist tendencies of the Apple Card algorithm, why tech is killing restaurants and the new big player in streaming, Disney+.
And in the Slate Plus segment: Bolivia.
Gist: Devin Nunes Is a Nincompoop
On The Gist, Elizabeth Warren’s new plan.
In the interview, Jamil Zaki is here to discuss his new book The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World. He and Mike debate the merits of sympathy versus empathy, and discuss the ways we view empathy may not be the way we live with it.
In the Spiel, Devin Nunes, disgraced nincompoop.