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Smart People

  1. Theater Review: Smart People Is Probably Better Read Than Seen“Less like a play than a PowerPoint presentation.”
  2. genius grants
    Ta-Nehisi Coates and Lin-Manuel Miranda Now Officially GeniusesThe MacArthur Foundation announces this year’s genius grants.
  3. Baratunde Thurston Leaves ‘The Onion’; Argues for the Importance of Comedy“…in an increasingly noisy world of information and digital interactions, comedy can still deliver the truth in a way that captures people’s […]
  4. smart people
    Thirteen-Year-Old Kid Catches Mistake at the MetVery impressive. 
  5. Coming Soon
    Social Networking Salon Eyes New Restaurant
  6. school daze
    ‘If I Have a Choice Between Math and Almost Anything Else, I Choose Math.’That’s what 15-year-old Zachary Young says. He just got into Harvard and MIT.
  7. mating
    Breaking: Smart Women No Longer Doomed to Life of SpinsterhoodUnless they are horrible.
  8. smart people
    Checking Back In With Basketball Prospectus on the KnicksA look at the Knicks at mid-season with Basketball Prospectus’s Bradford Doolittle.
  9. smart people
    Your Favorite Player Is Slightly Younger Than You ThoughtA new study shows baseball players age better than previously thought.
  10. the greatest depression
    Two Other Americans Win Nobel PrizesThese two economists have even been grappling with some of the same problems as the most recent American Nobel winner! But the reaction will probably be, shall we say, different.
  11. the early word
    What’s Buzzing at Sundance: Hold On, We’ll Find SomethingYou can’t say Sundance is a bust — if these films were at Tribeca, everyone would be thrilled. But so far it’s definitely a dud.