The Last Word


April 16 – 20

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.






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