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Contest Fri Oct 16 2009

She's a Superfreak(onomist)

imageDB.jpgSteven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's follow-up to the bestselling Freakonomics is being released next Tuesday. Titled Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, the book follows the path of its predecessor, asking such questions as "How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa?" and "Did TV cause a rise in crime?" Want to win a copy? Head over to the Onion AV Club where they're giving away three copies and official Superfreakonomics T-shirts (now that's a superhero I'd like to see!). Just email them at avcontests[at]theonion[dot]com and they'll pick the winners on October 30.

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