- Burning questions March 28
If you want to know how safe hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — is, here are two options: You can read the reports put out by the companies that use (and profit mightily from) the controversial technique to extract natural gas from hard-to-reach places, or you can talk to the people who live near and above fracking sites. The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi does both. They report, you decide, right? --Peter Weber
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- After Ferguson: Stop deferring to the cops
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- How to adopt the perfect rescue dog
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- Ferguson riots were terrible — but this racist reaction was worse
- Why the poor can't catch a break on Thanksgiving
- Is it now OK to have sex with animals?
- The hilarious hypocrisy of Republicans complaining about the imperial presidency
- How to stop Black Thursday — and still score that big screen
- The lessons of Japan's latest recession
Subscribe to the Week