Joel B. Cohen and H. Russell Bernard (Florida): Evolutionary Psychology and Consumer Behavior: A Constructive Critique. From the Graduate Journal of Social Science, a special issue on Sexuality in Focus. Social scientist Albert Hirschman is well served by his biographer: John Lloyd reviews Worldly Philosopher by Jeremy Adelman. Seth Mnookin interviews Nate Silver on baseball, online poker, politics and the New York Times. From Forward, Palestine might still be a better name than Israel: Why the naming of countries can be a difficult matter; and Prisoner X and the Letter of Mystery: Why the alphabet’s 24th letter designates the nameless. From New Left Project, Jason Hickel and Arsalan Khan on the “Harlem Shake” and the Western illusion of freedom. Birther hypocrisy: Right wing has no problem with Canadian-born Senator Ted Cruz running for president.

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