No, I don't think I'll go into the office today." / Steven Depolo
The Baffler,  March 24, 2015

Daily Bafflements

No, I don't think I'll go into the office today." / Steven Depolo
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• Brokelyn continues to report on Brooklyn’s “preschool for adults,” for folks who are so oppressed by the ills of adult life that they are willing to spend several hundred dollars to join other similarly oppressed adults in games of musical chairs and finger-painting. What’s next, Camille Lawhead asks? “Maybe someone will set up a warm, womb-like pod where distressed adults can float in comforting goo and be fed intravenous for a couple hours?

• A group of scientists from the American Chemical Society in Denver are interested in mining Americans’ poop for gold. (Via Jacob Silverman.)

• In similar news, this bit today from Talking Points Memo: “George Zimmerman Compares Himself to Anne Frank, Says Obama Victimized Him.”

• Headline of the Day, from Bloomberg: “Ted Cruz Omits Goldman Sachs From Description of Bread-Baking Wife.” (Via Ben Greenman.)

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