Actually Happening 40: Good Times Never Seemed So Good

This week we celebrate the Ides of March with the suggestion to replace the national anthem with “Sweet Caroline.” Also: what to do if you’re an interim senator, what really happens in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, why the Catholic Church left Copernicus alone, and we try to make sense of the extremely unhelpful Roman calendar and two very high courts. Also Yo Yo Ma in a bathroom with a wombat. Which totally happened.