Fishing with Dennis Hastert, cocktails with Colin Powell, a photo session with Larry Holmes—what's the connection?
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Wednesday's Question (No. 458)—"Sweet 16":
A new government document lists 16 criteria, including "Unusual nervousness," "Suspicious bulge/object," and "Changing direction." Criteria for what?
"Acceptable reasons for throwing kids out of Scouts."—Geoff Egan
"A successful singles mixer."—Francis Heaney
"Don Knotts."—Mark Wade
"When to give women in childbirth an epidural."—Carl Dietrich
"Hey, I'd love to keep dicking around with this, but I've got less than 50 hours to get the last three cuts from 'Baby One More Time' off Napster!"—Alex Pascover
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TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.