Things We Learned This Week

Friday, May 04, 2012 - 05:24 PM

A collection of the unexpected, somewhat random things we learned on the Lopate Show this week.

A case of mistaken identity gone very, very wrong is finally going to court.


According to Paul Krugman, as far as Ben Bernanke is concerned, Paul Krugman is radioactive.


Anna Quindlen has a collection of nun paraphernalia. It’s pretty extensive.


The French presidential election could boil down to this: “C’est l’économie, stupide!


You’re probably paying for the food in your kitchen more than once.

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