The Foul-Mouthed Greek Coach Who Failed To Lead The U.S. To Soccer Glory

Germany smashed Greece, 4-2, in Euro 2012 last Friday. There would be no revenge for the not-austere-enough nation. On this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast, genuine Greek Stefan Fatsis explores the team's tortured history (and the US's!) through Alketas Panagoulias, who recently died. »6/29/12 1:50pm6/29/12 1:50pm


Arnold Palmer And The Golfin' Dolphin Might Be The Best Golf Book Ever Written

There were a few Arnold Palmer threads during this weekend's U.S. Open that sparked the mind of Slate's Josh Levin. So he was reminded of Arnold Palmer and the Golfin' Dolphin, P. Bryon Polakoff's 1984 masterpiece. Thank the lord. Listen up and learn how dolphins golf, and more, on this week's excerpt from the Hang… »6/20/12 2:35pm6/20/12 2:35pm

Doug and Jackie Christie's Love Will Bail Out America

This was released last week »9/23/08 2:00pm9/23/08 2:00pm, but it's still incredibly amusing. The aggressively over-committed duo of former NBA'er Doug Christie and his wife Jackie are extending their gilded love to Wall Street, determined to jump-start the economy before the wilting stock market puts America into deeper financial turmoil. Through…