1. In Serbo-Croation, pank means punk. In Estonian, bank. Google images for pank. Among the many oddities you’ll find the Spanish comic book Peter Pank, a fair number of graffiti tags, and some bitchin’ glamor shots of Polish rock band Lady Pank. It’s an acronym for childless, professional aunts, for pantothenate kinase (the first enzyme Â in the biosynthetical pathway of coenzyme A — like I know what that is), and it’s a tasty looking Â diner in Sayreville, NJ. NPR’s definition gets you closest to us (though you’ll have no trouble coming up with more vulgar variants). Roxane talks about a definition a little Â here.
2. Rethinking “retarded.”
4. Daniel Nester was in PANK 3. We LOVE Daniel Nester. Inappropriately. And here comes Â How to Be Inappropriate! Buy it, read it, love it, or we aren’t your friends anymore.
5. The Powell’s Q&A.