Thursday Numbers

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures. – Lovelle Drachman

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include Mega Millions & Powerball lotteries, James Holzhauer & Jeopardy!, unemployment, Democrat Presidential debates, panhandlers in Newark, NJ, best/worst in Major League Baseball, misunderstood songs, Mount Everest, Districting and Apportionment Commission, a Florida man, and much more!

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