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The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

  • Jan 22, 2019

If you liked the story about the family scrambling to buy back a government employee's pawned wedding ring, you'll love these heartwarming tales!

  • Jan 18, 2019

I apologize for any misunderstanding.

  • Jan 17, 2019

I am standing up and clapping aggressively, not politely!

  • Jan 17, 2019

Stay away from my manhood, razor ads!

  • Jan 16, 2019

All that was needed to transform junk into something remarkable was to put the Trump seal on it.

  • Jan 15, 2019

The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

  • Jan 15, 2019

The combination moat and drawbridge remains the No. 1 technology for keeping armored knights from penetrating your keep.

  • Jan 12, 2019

After the garage sale and career as a secret shopper, try these!

  • Jan 10, 2019

It's a nightmare, but it's one exciting ride!

  • Jan 9, 2019
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