Chris Higgins is the author of The Blogger Abides and writes for This American Life, The Atlantic, Breakfast on Mars, and The Magazine. You can follow him at chrishiggins.com.
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The only winning move is not to play (because the game is rigged).... READ ON
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Hey, let's pee in a science bag and then drink it!... READ ON
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Michael J. Fox’s middle name is Andrew.