You want to get some laughs yet learn an immense amount of sometimes practical information? Well then, The Straight Dope is for you. The basic gist is, people write in with these questions — questions ranging from the semi normal to the absolute bizarre. Then, Cecil Adams, the world’s most intelligent human being, answers them. They say he, (1) he knows everything, and (2) he is never wrong. And, after reading a bunch of these, you’ll see that’s not too far from the truth. The amount of thought, research, proofing, etc. that is put into answering some of these most insane queries is nothing short of, well, a whole f-‘in lot. So, check it out. I’m sure you’ll dig it.