Posts Tagged: scrabble

Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) The new French Scrabble Champion doesn’t speak French. Scientists condemn the journal Science Careers for reinforcing stereotypes. Japanese activists are fighting ISIS with anime. It took 45 years to decipher a completely charred, 1500-year-old Hebrew scroll. Armadillos are […]

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Enough About the Cheaters

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This past week has seen its fair share of breaking stories about cheating. Giants’ fans were saddened to hear about the downfall of Melky Cabrera, whose performance-enhancing drug scandal was made all the more sordid by recent allegations of an elaborate cover-up attempt. Scrabble enthusiasts were equally disappointed to learn that this year’s National Scrabble […]

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Morning Coffee

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Propeller Mag has been collecting the various terrible covers for Karel Capek‘s super great War With the Newts. An affront to human decency: proper nouns to be allowed in Scrabble. Fascinating lost turn of the century female sex study. Behold the rainbow eucalyptus! Big Picture has some more robots for you. Thanks Big Picture!

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