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Did you read about David Adjmi, for-profit colleges, and the confessions of a TSA agent?

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Hey, did you read:

• About playwright David Adjmi, who's been accused of copyright infringement for his parody of the old TV sitcom Three's Company? Tony Adler

• Or see these pieces of flip-flop art from Kenya? Ben Sachs

• About the year of the black quarterback? (For decades, black QBs were "denied the starting positions they deserved", Samuel G. Freedman writes, but a league-record nine black QBs started for the N.F.L.’s 32 teams some weeks this season.) Steve Bogira

• About the violinist who was mugged for his Stradivarius in a Milwaukee parking lot? Aimee Levitt

• About the dangers of for-profit college? Drew Hunt

• This interview with Sandra Bernhard on her role in Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy? ("I think everybody knew how prescient the film was even then. It really kind of predicted . . . where we were heading culturally, and how much people would do to garner fame.") Drew Hunt

• The confessions of a TSA agent from Chicago who worked at O'Hare? (In addition to slamming the TSA he also accuses "hipsters [of] strumming back-porch Beatles sing-a-longs." Um, I think those are bros, dude.) Mara Shalhoup

• That snow in Georgia meant someone finally had occasion to write "dick" in really big letters on the roof of a building at UGA? Gwynedd Stuart

• That "cognitive video games" could soon be a job-interview standard? Brianna Wellen

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