In the dark ages of podcasting, "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson joined the fray with two Slate Magazine colleagues, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz, for a political podcast based on the conversations about the news that we had during our walks to lunch. About 14 years later, none of them write for Slate anymore, but the Political Gabfest continues each week, including occasional live shows. Recently, the podcast hosts talked backstage about why the format survived.
The Academy Awards are 10 days away and "Roma," a black-and-white foreign film with a largely unknown cast, has become an unlikely Oscar front-runner. The movie is up for 10 Academy Awards including nominations for the best director and original screenplay for Alfonso Cuarón. He's a celebrated director, known for ciritically acclaimed films like "Gravity," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," and "Children of Men." Jamie Yuccas spoke to Cuarón about the deeply personal and semi-autobiographical approach to "Roma."