Don't let the man (pictured above) keep you from these startling truths

A group of parents and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are upset that Go Ask Alice has been listed under the recommended resources in a new NYC sex-ed curriculum for fifth and sixth graders. Original, guys. (WashingtonPost, Gothamist)

On the other end of the modesty spectrum, a Brooklyn-based performance artist Marni Kotak performed her latest piece yesterday morning: giving birth to her son, Baby Ajax, in front of a live audience in a Bushwick gallery. (VillageVoice)

Johnny Depp graced our campus yesterday to sit on a panel honoring the late GS alum and intoxicated father of writing what they don’t want you to know, Hunter S. Thompson. (EntertainmentWeekly)

Perhaps what a loan-shark doesn’t want you to know, Obama announced that he will be instituting a measures to lower student debt in 2012, two years earlier than originally planned. (Reuters)

A group of geographers compiled information about Marijuana prices across the country, resulting in a graphic illustrating where to get the cheapest bud and the mystifying discovery that the price of weed is negatively correlated with the share of voters who identify as Republicans. (Atlantic)

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