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The Week’s Most Scion, Zion, and In-Like-a-Lion Headlines KURDS AND WHY Mohammed El-Kurd bills himself as “the first-ever Palestine correspondent for The Nation.” Though technically, that’s not true. There’ve been others, but they’ve always blown themselves up on day one because they didn’t like their desk location, or the coffee, or they just had a bad case of the Mondays. But “Muslim poet” El-Kurd (who displays his dedication to energy conservation by only lighting half of his Twitter profile pic) is hanging in there. Last week El-Kurd, a Media Fellow at the Annenberg ...

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The Week’s Most Wining, Dining, and Be-My-Valentining Headlines HOLLYWOOD’S BLACKLIST Santa’s Village was an amusement park where kids could experience Christmas ...

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The Week’s Most Veering, Peering, and Leap-Yearing Headlines SOMEWHERE OVER THE BRAIN-SLOW It was the greatest unsolved mystery of our time. D.B. Cooper? The Black Dahlia? The ...

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The Week’s Most Humping, Lumping, and Border-Jumping Headlines EXTERMINATION CHARGING STATION You can’t spell “never again” without “EV.” Last week Elon Musk faced a ...

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The Week’s Most Flying, Crying, and Friendly-Skying Headlines JUST PLANE CRAZY 2023’s least pleasant travel trend was airplane defecation. A dozen stories involving ...

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The Week’s Most Teeming, Scheming, and I-Have-a-Dreaming Headlines A SCOOBY JEW MYSTERY! Today’s episode: The Case of the Haunted Brownstone. Crown Heights, Brooklyn: For ...

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The Week’s Most Shaking, Baking, and Resolution-Breaking Headlines PLATE OUTTA COMPTON As Governor Newsom rolls out statewide free healthcare for all illegals, Californians who ...

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The Week’s Most Hopping, Bopping, and Champagne-Popping Headlines AND ALL OF A SUDDEN, AUTOPSIES MATTER In 2024, immigration would be the No. 1 winning issue for the GOP, so ...

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The Week’s Most Dollying, Volleying, and Boughs-of-Hollying Headlines ART-IS-ANAL CHRISTMAS Sometimes conservatives come across like flat-earthers, in that they fail to see the ...

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The Week’s Most Hopping, Bopping, and Last-Minute-Shopping Headlines MAGILL, A GORILLA In a coda to the disastrous congressional testimony by U Penn president Liz Magill and ...

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The Week’s Most Skimming, Brimming, and Tree-Trimming Headlines BAYSQUASH For blacks, swimming in the ocean can be hazardous. So can sitting on the beach, apparently—odd as ...

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The Week’s Most Embering, Dismembering, and December-to-Remembering Headlines BLACK MAGICAL KINGDOM For the first time since 2014, not a single Disney film this year has earned ...

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The Week’s Quirkiest, Jerkiest, and Leftover-Turkiest Headlines GOING COLD TURKEY Another Thanksgiving come and gone. And, as every year, a cavalcade of op-eds about how the ...

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The Week’s Most Wasting, Pasting, and Turkey-Basting Headlines RICKET SCIENTISTS Welcome to this weekend’s edition of Lowclassterpiece Theatre. When Minot, North Dakota, ...


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