MC ScienZe is new to me—he’s only been pursuing music as a career since 2009, apparently—but “Charlie Brown,” a new hip-hop track featuring Blu that liberally samples Peanuts cartoons and gives shout-outs to Linus, Sally, and Schroeder was a delightful way to start the day. “This time I’m really gonna kick it!”
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy
Even if You Don’t Like Batman, You Might Like Gotham
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.