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A New Medium

Hello Lima Beans!

Expect some new content here later this week, but in the meantime, friend-of-the-blog Brent and I have just begun recording our weekly podcast series, “Brain Trust Live!” We’ll be discussing the hilariousness that is the current election cycle and posting every Monday, so head over to iTunes and subscribe!

The first episode is posted HERE.

Happy Monday!



“Science is Science to Everybody”

This sage observation by my boo Toby Ziegler is taken from episode 1.20 of The West Wing, in a scene that concerns whether a ruling by the American Medical Association should be used as the basis for drug enforcement legislation. The full text of the scene can be found here, a little less than half way down the page, in case you have nothing better to do with your day than read teleplays of The West Wing. I actually laughed out loud when I heard this line, but not because of my partiality to the witty rhythms of Sorkinese, or even because Toby’s characteristically Jewish disgruntlement about all things always makes me swoon.

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