Alexandra Petri

06/25/2015 - 11:12am

    We must not let this stand.

    Word leaked Wednesday night that, yes, by 2020, there will be a woman on our currency. But not, as the campaign Women on 20s suggested, on the $20. On the $10 bill - in place of Alexander Hamilton.

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01/01/2015 - 10:36pm

    I'm sorry to say that the going word on 2014 is that it was the worst possible year. If you had ordered the year from a catalogue, you would have sent it back with an angry note attached: "Just give me two 1929s, and stop delivery of 2015." It...

12/24/2014 - 2:47pm

    Hello there, friends.

    I'm going to be honest with you: This year has not been great. In fact, it has been a steaming lump of coal.

    Still...

12/24/2014 - 2:31pm

    In a somewhat neglected quote from his much-shared interview with New York magazine's Frank Rich, Chris Rock nails an increasing problem:

    "I stopped playing colleges, and the reason is...

12/18/2014 - 4:40am

    This has been a pretty bleak month or two. There are so many Serious and Important Things going on that I think it's best if we took a moment and talked about Seasonal Gifts.

    If you are...

12/11/2014 - 4:34pm

    A loaded pun can be deadly.

    And now, in China, the State Administration for Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television is cracking down. "Radio and television authorities at all levels...

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