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I don’t know about you, but I was thrilled to hear that the speed of light is no longer considered an absolute limit on the speed of particles. (“You can take your double nickel and . . . .”) I am even more delighted that comedy has already coped with and internalized the new revolution. From NR alumna Natasha Simons:

“We don’t allow faster-than-light neutrinos in here,” said the bartender.

A neutrino walks into a bar.

(Yeah, I’ve seen the headlines saying the initial stories may be wrong. But we always knew there was gonna be pushback from The Man.)


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Colin Powell, R.I.P.

Colin Powell, R.I.P.

We had substantial disagreements but recognize that he will be remembered for a long, consequential career of service to a country that he loved.