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ARTICLES BY
Ben Greenman

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Understudies (7/15/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #37: Number of Things That Didn’t Happen, 1910-2010 (5/1/2013)

No News is Good News (4/22/2013)

Life and Times of S. Carter, Continued (4/15/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #36: How Many Charts There are Right Here (4/3/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #35: Will You Answer “No” to This Question? (3/20/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #34: Ignorance, Fear, and Certainty (3/4/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #33: How Much of This Very Complex, Sophisticated, Multicolored Graph is Obscured by Blackness? (2/20/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #32: Is There Anything We Can All Agree On? (2/4/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #31: Do You Believe Pie Graphs Are a Reductive, Misleading Way of Measuring Public Opinion? (1/28/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #30: What We Know About Manti Te’o’s Girlfriend: A Timeline (1/18/2013)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #29 (11/6/2012)

The McSweeney’s Book of Politics & Musicals Week: INFOGRAPH: Percent Chance this Bar Has Guilt About Reaching the Top of the Graph (6/28/2012)

The McSweeney’s Book of Politics & Musicals Week: INFOGRAPH: Chances Your Exit Poller Overslept and Just Made His Data Up? (6/27/2012)

The McSweeney’s Book of Politics & Musicals Week: Fragments from Fragments from Decision Week! The Musical (6/26/2012)

The McSweeney’s Book of Politics & Musicals Week: Fragments from Fragments from Veep! The Musical (6/25/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #28 (5/21/2012)

Statement from the Chairman Regarding Recent Losses (5/16/2012)

Acknowledgments (5/2/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #27 (4/25/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #26 (4/11/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #25 (4/3/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #24 (3/28/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #23 (3/26/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #22 (2/21/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #21 (2/6/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #20 (2/2/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #19 (1/25/2012)

List: A Day’s Worth of Facts to Get You Through Wikipedia’s 24-Hour Blackout (1/18/2012)

The More the Marrier (1/12/2012)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #18 (Festive Holiday Edition) (12/20/2011)

When Animals Run Attack Ads (12/13/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #17 (12/7/2011)

Size Matters: The Invention of the TwitDot (11/29/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #16 (11/23/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #15 (11/9/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #14 (11/1/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph 13: Occupy Chart (10/18/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #12 (9/30/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #11 (9/22/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #10 (9/14/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #9 (9/7/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #8: Special East Coast Hurricane Edition (8/26/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #7: Special East Coast Earthquake Edition (8/24/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #6 (8/23/2011)

True Blue: A New High-Tech Interpretive Filtering System (8/17/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #5 (8/10/2011)

Answers to All of Life’s Questions (8/2/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #4 (7/27/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #3 (7/20/2011)

Gertrude Stein Gets Her New iPhone (7/15/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #2 (6/29/2011)

The Hexagon Papers (6/23/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs: Graph #1 (6/17/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments from Weiner! The Musical (6/8/2011)

List: Major Points in a Handwriting Analysis of Bigfoot’s Signature (3/3/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments from Doomed Musical! The Musical (2/17/2011)

List: State of the Union (1/25/2011)

Paper Trail (1/6/2011)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From WikiLeaks! The Musical (12/2/2010)

List: Metacritic Throughout History (11/10/2010)

$#*! Berlusconi Says (10/21/2010)

Monologue: I Am the Invisible Thing That Holds Together the Two Halves of a Compound Word (10/1/2010)

Monologue: I am a Birthday-Party Magician in a Midwestern Town (9/14/2010)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: The Man in the Iron Mosque: An Earth Ball Looks On as Sean Hannity Sees Danger Behind Every Door (8/27/2010)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Mel! The Musical (With All-New Second Act) (7/21/2010)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From LeBron! The Musical (7/13/2010)

Monologue: I Am the Period at the End of This Paragraph (7/7/2010)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Reefer Madness: An Earth Ball Catches Sean Hannity in a Minor Deceit and Makes a Federal Case (5/7/2010)

Leaping Off the Page: The Future of Type (3/8/2010)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Edwards! The Musical (Updated With All-New Second Act!) (1/22/2010)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Balloon Boy! The Musical (1/5/2010)

List: Number of Twitter Followers of Famous Historical Figures (12/10/2009)

The Beatles: Rock Band Easter Eggs (9/2/2009)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Bummer In The Summer: An Earth Ball Loves, Loses, Loathes (8/19/2009)

Snack Attack (8/5/2009)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: About to Blow Up: An Earth Ball Terminates His Remaining Respect for Sean Hannity (6/3/2009)

My Reading-Tour Rider (4/23/2009)

A-Rod on Opening Day (4/6/2009)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Round and a Bout: An Earth Ball Gets Into It With Hannity, Limbaugh, and Steele (3/6/2009)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Sphere Today, Gone Tomorrow: An Earth Ball Considers the Future, and Suffers the Recent Past. (11/3/2008)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Palin! The Musical (9/4/2008)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Roll Me Away: An Earth Ball Considers Love, Loss, Sheer Hypocrisy, And Sean Hannity (8/28/2008)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Thrown For a Curve: The Earth Ball Gets an Earful and an Eyeful, and Not Just of Sean Hannity (6/26/2008)

What the Wonder Twins Would Take the Form of and the Shape of If They Were Sent to Correct the Subprime Mortgage Crisis (5/28/2008)

The 32 Physical Characteristics of Randy, Who Is Not the Buddha but Evidently Looks Pretty Similar to Him (5/8/2008)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Polygamy! The Musical (4/23/2008)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Black and White and Read All Over: Earth Ball Comes In Like a Lamb (3/24/2008)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Spitzer! The Musical (3/12/2008)

Greeted at the Door (3/5/2008)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Mcnamee! The Musical (2/15/2008)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From Death Comes for Britney Spears! The Musical (Slight Return) (1/28/2008)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Together in Perfect Harmony: An Earth Ball Laments the Distortions of Sean Hannity. (1/21/2008)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Sally Go Round the Roses: A Letter From Earth Ball Mourning a Friend and Remarking Upon Sean Hannity. (11/5/2007)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Balls Deluxe: A Letter From Earth Ball’s Summer (8/27/2007)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Mischance(*) And Melancholy: A Summer Letter From An Earth Ball. (7/9/2007)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Did It Like That With A Baseball Bat: An Earth Ball Resumes His Letter-Writing After A Short Interval (5/14/2007)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Raining All The Time: An Earth Ball Writes Yet Another Letter (3/15/2007)

Ben Greenman’s Fake Celebrity Musicals: Fragments From If I Did It! The Musical. (11/23/2006)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Sean Hannity Takes Care Of Business: Another Letter From An Earth Ball (8/30/2006)

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