Reconciliation

January 29, 2013

— Amazon.com is "a charitable organization being run by elements of the investment community for the benefit of consumers."

— Former presidential candidates Fred Thompson and Bill Richardson are participating in what can only be described as a live-action role-playing game (or LARP).

Slate and the American Enterprise Institute were the Felix and Oscar of their time.

— Ruby Cramer profiles Cory Booker as he prepares to run for Senate.

— The story of a 23-year game of tag, which Patton Oswalt fans won't be shocked to learn involved a man named Brian Dennehy.

— Domestic cats kill 12.3 billion mammals and 2.4 billion birds every year (apparently Sylvester J. Pussycat was just incompetent). Perhaps that's why some philosophers want to kill them right back.

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