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2 of 2: The alien reply as revealed on Saturday Night Live, 22 April 1978.

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1 of 2: Letter from Carl Sagan to Chuck Berry, October 1986.

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"You think Donald Trump noticed how the first thing he did that actually got the TV guys to like him was kill a troop?"

Our news outlets have always loved war. That's why Walter Cronkite coming out against the Vietnam War was such a shocking and pivotal moment. But television news in general loves war in general. And the only thing Donald Trump is actually skilled at is knowing what looks good on television.

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February 1967 wasn't a particularly memorable time for comic book covers compared to some other months, but this one has remained fairly durable. Green Lantern #52, cover dated April, on sale this date in 1967.

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There are so many anti-Trump protests taking place in New York City that a website has been set up just to keep track of them all. 

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This was going to be Monday on MSNBC, but the West Virginia National Guard withdrew permission at the last minute, too late to find another venue. Although the new Governor of WV is nominally a Democrat he's a Friend of Donald, so it's not ludicrous to speculate this was politically motivated.

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I'm a bit miffed I only scored an 80 out of a possible 200. I'm not as hip as Franz Kafka!

I console myself that I identified the anonymous author of the quiz before someone else mentioned it in the replies.

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