The New York Times ran a funny correction for a mistake in an obituary on Hiroshi Yamauchi, former president of Nintendo, that accidentally referred to Super Mario Bros. Mario and Luigi as janitors instead of Italian plumbers, although neither career really makes any sense for two brothers who spend all their time fighting anthropomorphic gorillas and entertaining themselves in sewers. WORLD +2
Despite Ohio Board of Education President Debe Terhar’s plea to ban Toni Morrison’s “pornographic” novel The Bluest Eye from state schools, the book will stay on shelves so students can continue learning about issues like sexual assault and racism from a Nobel Prize-winning author.
NBC Sports Network dropped NRA lobbyist Tony Makris, the star of the network’s now-cancelled hunting show, after he compared his critics to Adolf Hitler when they expressed outrage for a video in which he repeatedly shot an elephant in the face and then casually sipped Champagne to celebrate. You know, because Hitler really valued the sanctity of life and all. WORLD -2
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