1. "I’ve always wanted to be a PlayBo Bunny… " — Submitted by Bobbie Liegus via Facebook.

    Check out all of this week’s caption contest winners

    Photo: CC BY: The White House

    (Source: theweek.com)


  2. This photo of Obama and Romney meeting in the Oval Office deserves a good caption

    (Source: theweek.com)


  3. Caption this!


  4. CAPTION CONTEST! Think you can come up with a funny caption for this image of Obama on the campaign trail? Share it with us! We’ll post the best responses tomorrow. Here’s how to enter.


  5. Caption contest! On Tuesday, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took a break from debate prep to stop by a Denver Chipotle for lunch. While there, he took a few moments to pose with the fast food chain’s employees. The resulting image is "the only picture of Mitt Romney at Chipotle you will ever need," says The Atlantic. 

    We’ll publish the best suggested captions tomorrow. Here’s how to enter

    (Source: theweek.com)


  6. Why’s this woman packaged like meat? Why are Taiwanese men holding signs? What’s that Japanese macaque monkey’s story?

    Find out in this week’s weird news photo quiz!



    This week’s question: Now that Rep. Anthony Weiner has demonstrated once again how Twitter and texting can be hazardous to people with poor impulse control, please come up with a one-sentence Surgeon General’s warning for these addictive modes of communication.

    Here’s how to enter

    Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images


  8. In this week’s issue…

    In-depth briefing: Taming the Mississippi
    The Army Corps of Engineers reduced the impact of recent floods. But there’s a cost to controlling such a mighty river. Read it

    Book recommendations
    The New York Times Paris correspondent Elaine Sciolino recommends famous books by Wharton, de Laclos, and her Times colleague Maureen Dowd. See the books

    Hollywood will release a record 27 sequels this year, including the highest number of Part IV films ever. Please create a title for the most pathetic movie sequel you can imagine. (Here’s how to enter)


  9. In this week’s issue:

    Tornadoes: A guide to nature’s most violent storms
    Tornadoes are taking an especially high toll on the American heartland this year, and they’re still impossible to predict

    The last word: A different kind of sports hero
    When Muhammad Ali burst onto the scene, says Robert Lipsyte in his memoire, no one knew what to make of him

    Book recommendations from Chika Unigwe
    The Nigerian-born Belgian author recommends To Kill a Mockingbird and a Tolstoy classic — and reveals which book she’d like to marry



  10. Included in this week’s issue:

    • Last word: Made-up minds
      Chris Mooney explains the science behind why sometimes, no matter what the facts say, we can’t convince other people of the truth.
    • Best books
      Andrea Wulf, the author and design historian recommends both historical novels and works of nonfiction covering early American life
    • Contest
      Identify the next startling artifact to come out of Osama bin Laden’s lair…

  11. He had herbal Viagra, a video of himself watching himself on TV, and practice videos in which he flubbed his lines while threatening the Great Satan. In headline form, please identify the next startling artifact to come out of Osama bin Laden’s lair.

    Winners get a free subscription to the magazine and a shout out in next week’s issue! Here’s how to enter


  12. Newest issue to hit stands and mailboxes tomorrow.

    Also, have you entered our “What’s Next” contest yet?

    • This week’s question: It’s baseball season again — baseball book season, that is. Predict the name of the next baseball book to focus on some very obscure aspect of the sport or its history.

    If you think you have a clever answer (and we know Tumblr is full of clever people), you can click here to send it in. The winner will get a free subscription to THE WEEK and a shout out in next week’s magazine! Good luck!


  13. Introducing THE WEEK’s “What’s Next” Contests, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

    This week’s question: With Charlie Sheen getting more attention than ever by acting like a raving madman, some Hollywood producer is undoubtedly thinking of creating a new show for him. What would it be called? (No “Winning!” entries, please — too easy.)

    If you’ve got an answer for us, click here to find out how to enter (it’s super easy). The winner gets a free 1-year subscription to THE WEEK, and a shout out in next week’s magazine!

    We can’t wait to read your answers. Good luck!