Too many things to read during lunch Monday, 22 February 2016 11:56:48 CST David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, General, Politics, Travel (0) A medium-length list this time: A Megabus exploded outside Chicago yesterday, but that shouldn't scare you away from intercity buses. Let's not forget that Antonin Scalia tried to take the country backwards, and was an intellectual phony on top of it. BBC Radio 4 has just released a new adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, featuring James McAvoy and Natalie Dormer. While Flint, Mich., has bad things in its municipal water supply, Chicago's isn't much better. California tax offices have had to adapt to taking in large amounts of (herbal-scented) cash, because Federal banking regulations make it nearly impossible for marijuana sellers to open bank accounts. Paul Krugman is not shilling for Hilary Clinton, so stop accusing him of corruption. We Democrats are better than that. The Chicago Transit Authority has floated a plan to buy $2-3 billion in new rail cars, but there's a little more to the deal than meets the eye. Mad Magazine's Al Jaffee made Jewish humor mainstream. And this brings me to lunch.