Things We Learned This Week

A compilation of the random, unknown, and maybe important things we at the Lopate Show learned during the week of January 30.

Mercury is cropping up everywhere! Tree leaves, soil, insects and now some songbirds and bats. 


Telling a person you’re working in an orphanage in Nepal is a great pick-up line.


“Unfortunately, [Sigmund Freud] was on cocaine when he wrote ‘On Cocaine.’”


Super PAC’s and some of the non-profits which fund them are incredibly confusing. Here’s why…


Freaked out by the mild winter we’re having? Blame it on the jet stream.