By Ann Finkbeiner | April 21, 2012 | Comments Off
Michelle interviews a copy editor at a porn magazine — yes, porn magazines do have copy — and asks the immortal question, Is that an apostrophe in your pocket?
Sally considers dimwit webtalk, in particular tl;dr, and wonders whether “you’re” is going the way of “forsooth,” and suspects it might be and not a moment too soon.
Biology writer Erika talks to physics writers to find out how far to trust those physicists: pretty far, unless they’re being political or human.
Jessa goes to the exhibit of photos from the Shackleton expedition and sees lies, damned lies, and the irresistibility of a story.
Heather sees the ingenuity of ancient humanity: killing whales with little blue buttercups.