1. Communist Germany lives on…in a small island off of the coast of Cuba. Final, ein Deutsches tropical paradise for all of us, eh comrades?
2. April Ludgate of TV’s Parks and Recreation: Is she one of TV’s best characters?
3. They’ve just invented a sonic screwdriver. This is the next step in my eventual journey to become The Doctor.
Next week: A more serious turn as we consider together the complex issue that is: abortion.