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Hidden Vegetables

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

Your parents might have snuck your veggies into unexpected dishes, but we got clever and hid the names of vegetables in the answers of this game. What German composer was a fan of red, edible roots?

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The Both: The Newly-Formed-Band-Game

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

Musicians Aimee Mann and Ted Leo play together as The Both, but how well do these new bandmates know each other's quirks? To find out, we quiz them in the style of The Newlywed Game.

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My-My-My-Clues

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

Was "My Sharona" stuck in your head for all of 1979? We hope you're not sick of it. In this game, Jonathan Coulton sings rewritten lyrics about things that rhyme with "Sharona." My-my-my-my Corona!

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Shark Jumping

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

Inspired by a famous episode of Happy Days, this game is about "jump the shark" moments: that point when a TV show's quality starts to go downhill. We'll give you the moment, you tell us the show.

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Play Ball!

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

Swing for the fences in this game. Answers are the names of MLB teams, but here's the twist—the clues have nothing to do with sports. What 2013 Pixar film shares its name with the team from Atlanta?

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Aimee Mann And Ted Leo: A Collaboration, Inspired By The Fonz

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:42am

The pair, who play as The Both, share the catalyst of their musical partnership: a statue in Milwaukee of Happy Days' Fonzie. Hear a love song to (and named after) the city that brought them together.

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Book News: New York Public Library Scraps Controversial Renovation

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 6:51am

Also: Remembering environmentalist and author Farley Mowat; Tom Sleigh has a new poem in Poetry magazine.

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Avant-Garde Madness, Seen Through 'My Dog-Eyes'

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 6:03am

The late Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's With My Dog-Eyes chronicles a mathematics professor's descent into madness after a mystical vision. Critic Juan Vidal says it's a pleasure to see and read.

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The Art Of A Lost American Couturier, On Display At The Met

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:07am

After a two-year renovation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute is reopening with an exhibit on the work of Charles James, who is now obscure, but considered America's first couturier.

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