HUHs? and HAHs! From Harper’s Weekly

Excerpts from Harper’s Weekly Review, a day late:


In Fernald, Ohio, the Environmental Protection Agency was planning to cart away 5,800 tons of contaminated soil so that a former nuclear production facility could be turned into a “natural” park.
Big box retail stores were employing anthropologists to help sell their products.
Fruit farmers rallied in Washington, D.C., to protest a shortage of low-wage, uninsured, illegal immigrant laborers.
In Maryland, the National Black Republican Association ran radio ads claiming that Martin Luther King was aIand that Democrats founded the Ku Klux Klan.


The recipient of a penis transplant in Guangzhou, China, requested doctors remove the organ after he and his wife began experiencing “severe psychological problems.”
Australian researchers determined that lesbian women were 10 percent more orgasmic than their straight female counterparts.
A survey showed that rap music fans are unlikely to recycle
Scientists announced that breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day.
Bill and Hillary Clinton both agreed that they were “sick of Karl Rove’s bullshit.”

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