No 489: "I Just Want To Say One Word to You … Just One Word"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Oct. 12 2000 3:00 AM

No 489: "I Just Want To Say One Word to You … Just One Word"

(Continued from Page 2)

Actual ad in actual current New Yorker for actual products from actual idiots—or is it? Well yes, it seems to be, and a full page ad at that:

Advertisement

Ernest Hemingway™ Home Accents Collection

Own a Piece of the Hemingway Mystique

Featuring Finely Crafted Home Furnishings

Available at Thomasville Home Furnishings Stores and Other Fine Retailers

Common Denominator

Bamboozled, audioanimatronics.

Randy Cohen used to write Slate's "News Quiz." His most recent book—oh, like you don't know.

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.