Tom Lehrer is considered one of the most influential figures in comedy — despite a body of work consisting of just 37 pitch-black songs and a career that stopped abruptly when the counterculture he helped spawn eclipsed him. You can ask him why he quit, but good luck getting an answer.
At least 20 people have been injured, seven of them with “life- threatening” wounds, during a stabbing at Franklin Regional High School, and 16-year-old Alex Hribal — a student at Franklin — is now in custody as a suspect.
Stop this boomlet before it starts.
“What we had hoped was that the people being deported were violent criminals, and that hasn’t always been the case,” Gov. John Hickenlooper says.
Hickenlooper had worried about damage to Colorado’s image.
A former diplomat elaborates on her policy, one speech at a time.
“She doesn’t need this,” says Benenson.
The answer could surprise you!
“An experiment” in Washington state.
Ali Abunimah and Hussein Ibish were best friends and their generation’s brightest lights. Then the two-state consensus fell apart, and so did their friendship.
“Awkward timing,” says the Times.
Political junkies know all about Chris Christie, and imagine that others do too. Now he’s the guy who closed the bridge.
A mayor unafraid to make enemies, and eager to keep his friends.
His 10 favorite movies, as told to BuzzFeed. “The classics,” and now he’ll have time to watch them.
The former New Democrat chief says Obama — and Clinton — need to get back to growth. Hillary’s generational challenge.
The low-key man running the White House in Barack Obama’s worst year.
Did he finally earn that Nobel?
Mike’s “protection money” muffled a rowdy town. The city’s going to be noisy again.
Some deranged lunatic gave my kid “Keebler Pepper Jack Cheese Sandwich Crackers.” Ranked from worst to most worst.
This is why everyone loves dealing with the Clinton press office.