Today on Tablet
Why do you think the hat is yellow? and more
Today in Tablet Magazine, Marjorie Ingall profiles Margaret and H.A. Ray, the German Jews who created Curious George (and the man in the yellow hat). To kick off our coverage of Passover, which begins early next week, we offer everything you need to know about the holiday, as well as a special Vox Tablet podcast featuring Managing Editor Gabriel Sanders and his one-year-old (almost two!) Ezra. As he does every week, Josh Lambert notes forthcoming books of interest. And The Scroll is pleased that it can get health care on its own, now that blogging is not a pre-existing condition.
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