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Are we about to reach peak emoji?

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It had to happen: Emojis have gone so mainstream that Hollywood can’t resist. When Shakespearean-trained actor Patrick Stewart is willing to voice an emoji in the shape of swirled …


Calvin Trillin: By the Book

The humorist, memoirist and journalist likes the way H.L. Mencken expressed himself, for instance in his definition of Puritanism: “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”

What books are on your night stand now?

“The Underground Railroad,” by …