New Monopoly token: The iron, forced upon young girl Monopoly players everywhere, has been ousted by the Internet generation. Here's to that new Monopoly token, a cat, clawing away at old gender roles.
This year's Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College included Jonathan Safran Foer, Marilynne Robinson, Chimimanda Ngoze Adichie, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Leila Aboulela.
Ten seconds of work has digitized libraries, whether the amateur translators know it or not.
They have always been more creative with monikers: Consider Tom, Dick, and Harry versus Drusilla, Prunella, and Cuthbert.
Maybe Peter Rabbit's Mr. McGregor wasn't so bad. He just wanted to protect his garden.