-- Slate's AMANDA HESS discusses why NFL cheerleaders are finally breaking the 'culture of silence' and demanding better working conditions, while simultaneously challenging our notions of female empowerment.
ET, the video game, phones home. More on that in a minute.
First, we're off to Ukraine to get the latest from The Toronto Sun's Mitch Potter. He narrowly escaped being kidnapped by pro-Russian activists in the eastern part of the country. He'll tell us about his close shave and his uniquely Canadian approach to avoid becoming a hostage. Listen in for that.
-- COLIN MELOY is frontman and songwriter for indie folk rockers The Decemberists, and also a best-selling children's novelist. The Portland-based, internationally-admired musician performs a new song live, and discusses how his dual careers intersect.