Ben Paynter
Ben Paynter

Ben Paynter is a writer in Kansas City.

Culturebox
May 31 2013 12:19 PMWhy Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?Because they have their own minor-league spelling bee circuit.
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March 27 2015 5:16 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.