Eat The Press

Here is an issue of the utmost importance to puzzle over: What's the deal with the colons that follow the headlines of Slate pieces on their front page? This has annoyed us for a while, and today we take this annoyance public.

Here's a screenshot of some items as they actually appear on the front page:

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Here's what it looks like after an exceptionally skilled and handsome Microsoft Paint user takes an eraser to those colons:

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So much better! Because we're not idiots, we can still tell what the headline is, and it looks a lot cleaner.

Shafer, stop trying to get people to drink more and get on this.

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