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Alex Smith Injury: Updates on Chiefs QB's Lacerated Spleen and Recovery

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will not play in the team's regular-season finale due to a lacerated spleen. reporter B.J. Kissel had the news and details Friday:'s Adam Teicher has Smith's thoughts on the...Show More Summary

SNL Mocks Sony Hack – With Dr. Evil!

Saturday Night Live closed out 2014 this weekend with an alum-filled show that lampooned the Sony hack, singer Sam Smith and the NPR podcast "Serial." Read More > Other Links From Saturday Night Live Amy Adams Kevin Hart Mike Myers Fred Armisen Kristen Wiig Taran Killam Sam Smith One Direction Aidy Bryant Cecily Strong

Falcons expected to fire Mike Smith, per report

Mike Smith will likely be fired at the conclusion of the 2014 season and could be replaced by Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase. The Atlanta Falcons will fire head coach Mike Smith at the conclusion of the regular season if the...Show More Summary

The Amy Adams' Hosted Christmas Episode of 'SNL' Featured the Year's Best Cameo

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Cold Open -- "A Somber Christmas with Sam Smith" is 20 seconds of hilarity that is quickly interrupted by MIKE F#Q$#@ MYERS as Dr. Evil taking issue with North Korea and Sony. How absolutely perfect. "Way to go Guardians of...

IN THE MAIL: What Adam Smith Knew: Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fier…

IN THE MAIL: What Adam Smith Knew: Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fiercest Opponents. Plus, today only at Amazon Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series Collection, $52.99 (80% off). And, also today only: Up to 60% off Rockabye Rockers.

Markets and Morals

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith distinguishes two kinds of social order:"It is thus that man, who can subsist only in society, was fitted by nature to that situation for which he was made. All the members of human society stand in need of each others assistance, and are likewise exposed to mutual injuries. Show More Summary

‘Trespass Against Us’ Finds Home With A24

EXCLUSIVE- A24 has acquired U.S. rights to director Adam Smith's anticipated feature debut Trespass Against Us, starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Brendan Gleeson (Calvary). The heist pic charts the fortunes of the outlaw Cutler family led by father and son duo Gleeson and Fessbender. Show More Summary

December 14, 2014: Snow Monkeys, Bourbon-laced Cookies, and Dogs!

My Fantasy Football team, The Snow Monkeys, are on life support following a career worst performance by Green Bay Quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  And subpar performances by Tre Mason, Steve Smith, and Adam Vinatieri didn’t help.  We’re down 96.82 to 71.2o heading into tomorrow’s Monday Night game.  Do you think my final player, running back Matt […]

Continuing Conversation... James Otteson on the End of Socialism, by Amy Willis

In this week's episode, EconTalk host Russ Roberts talks with James Otteson about socialism and capitalism, touching on camping, G.A. Cohen, Adam Smith, and education along the way. Use the questions below to check your knowledge or respond. Show More Summary

COSTCO, Adam Smith, and Healing America.

Mike Magee Today, on CNBC, highest cudos went to COSTCO’s, not simply for exceeding expectations with a 7% year-over-year growth, but for having the lowest employee turnover of any major retail business in the United States. COSTCO’s...Show More Summary

Chiefs need big plays from receivers

ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about the 41-yard pass from Alex Smith to Jason Avant vs. the Cardinals and the need for more big passing plays.

New Documentary Explores the Less Ghostly Side of China’s Ordos

On arriving in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, filmmakers Adam Smith and Song Ting found a city far less ghostly than they expected.

'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 21 winner: Keith Carlos, Will Jardell, Adam Smith or Lenox Tillman, who won?

Time to crown a winner of "America's Next Top Model" Cycle 21, which saw three guys make it to the Final Four -- Keith Carlos, Will Jardell and Adam Smith, alongside the last woman standing, Lenox Tillman. So, who took home the grand...Show More Summary

Why no PDF of the Smith and Benson Rhomaleosaurus monograph? An open letter to the Palaeontographical Society

I have sent this message to David Loydell and Beris Cox, the editors of the Palaeontographical Society’s monograph series. Dear Palaeontographical Society, I was delighted to see that Adam Smith and Roger Benson’s new monograph on the...Show More Summary

Art of Manliness Podcast #91: How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life With Russ Roberts

We’re all familiar with Adam Smith’s landmark work The Wealth of Nations. It’s the work that birthed modern economics and gave us the “invisible hand” of the markets. But did you know that before penning the The Wealth of Nations Smith wrote a book about living a good and virtuous life? It’s called The Theory of Moral Sentiments and the […]

Adam Smith and Bruce Yandle: Soda-Tax Support From Plenty of Baptists, But No Bootleggers

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Earlier this month, residents of Berkeley, California, voted in a one-cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks, the first ever in the United States. As many as 30 previous attempts by U.S. cities and states to tax away sugar in soda have failed. Show More Summary

The Gospel According to the Other Mary – opera reviews

Credits: ENO/Richard Hubert Smith Alt Text: The Gospel According to the Other Mary World stage premiere of John Adams's Resurrection tale oratorio is 'fabulously intense' Hot Ticket Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 7:48am What you need...Show More Summary

Evolution and the Virtue of Self-Love (2): Smith and Darwin

Like James Otteson (in Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life), Hanley thinks that Adam Smith's moral theory requires a theological teleology in which human beings are seen as created in God's image as part of divinely designed universe serving the benevolent ends of the Creator. Show More Summary

Smith Lessons: What I've learned from Adam and Vernon, by Russ Roberts

This week's EconTalk episode with Vernon Smith helped me understand something that has been bothering me for a long time. Economics students are taught that human beings are maximizers--we want more rather than less of the things that give us pleasure. Show More Summary

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