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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Boys from Brazil? Or the Boys from Toronto?
In keeping with making bizarre connections between pop culture and academic topics, I illuminate a creeping dark conspiracy that so far as I know, only I have detected! Dear reader, lean close to your screen, for I am about to impart arcane and forbidden knowledge! If you are a fan of economists, as well as the the greatest comedy show ever Kids in the Hall (KITH) (yes, in fact it has stood up better than Python), then shame on you if this has escaped your notice!
Here's Scott Thompson about 1990:
Here's the background picture on economist Justin Wolfers's Twitter feed:
I mean come on.*
*An underappreciated fact is that this is the English translation of both QED and ipso facto.