Jeopardy Writers Misrepresent Poe

    On the February 16, 2016 Jeopardy episode, one of the categories in Double Jeopardy was “Women in Poetry.” The $1200 clue references one of Poe’s poems: Poe wrote that he laid “down by the side” of this maiden “in her...

Toilet Paper Ads, Then and Now

Every time a Cottonelle toilet paper ad comes on, I hit the remote, either to mute it or to change the channel. According to the usual US television trope, people who speak with a British accent are supposed to be classy. Toilet paper ads have been with us since the...