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Life's Odds and Sept. 11No one I know personally was on the list. Why?
Slate Does the OscarsA running roundup of this year's coverage.
Ballot Box: My Right Foot
Today's Papers: Not Looking Gift Whores in the Mouth
How the Grinch Stole Election Day
People for the Correct Way
Unpatriotic Gibson's patriot is Sonny Corleone, not Sgt. York.
Math for Jeopardy! PlayersHow contestants regularly blow their final bet.
eBay or the HighwayIts size is its selling point—and its curse.
Black and White TV WritersWho do you have to boycott to get a polite rejection around here?
Electric ChairsIdeal Chair for Perusing an Online Magazine
Electric ChairsThe Ultimate Net-Surfing Furniture
Green Eggs and IslamI do not like Saddam-I-Am.
The American Yen for ZenHow I fell in and out and back into love with Buddha.
Bush Unveils Faith-Based Missile Defense
Chatterbox: Save Your Lies for the Senate
Extroverted Like MeHow a month and a half on Paxil taught me to love being shy.
Presidency in a Lockbox Our complete election and recount coverage.
What Was Al Gore Thinking?Guess the meaning of the vice president's drawings.
Why Is Joe Lieberman Dissing My Mother?If you take all his God talk seriously, it's insulting. Also wrong and a bit un-American.
Does Group-Shopping Work?The economics of Mercata and Mobshop.
Is Voting Rational?And if so, is voting for Ralph Nader rational?
Look! Rare and Important Junk!The highs and lows of sales pitches on eBay.
Double Dribble at the Twin Tier Tongue Dome"Tryone Pippins puts a pick on Peppers, and that's a pack of picks on Peppers ..."