Articles of Note

Douglas Prasher works at a Toyota dealership in Huntsville, Alabama. In 2008, he should have won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry. What happened?... more »

New Books

“In a few years I can be top-flight painter if I want.” So said Jack Kerouac in 1956. Was his work really that good?... more »

Essays & Opinions

The pun, long considered the lowest form of wit, is widely — and unfairly! — reviled. Puns are at once pedestrian and profound... more »