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Zay N. Smith

Zay N. Smith is a Chicago writer. Before starting the QT column he worked at the Chicago Sun-Times as a reporter, foreign correspondent and writer of major features. He has also worked as a bartender, having played a key role in the 1978 Mirage Tavern investigation, in which the newspaper operated an undercover bar to document the breaking of many laws by many officials.

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The QT: Our fat, drunk, and stupid nation, the threat of Ted Cruz, and more

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The QT: J.K. Rowling's mistaken spell, a massive bull semen heist, and more

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The QT: Stereotypes of the Zimmerman case, memorable wedding brawls, and more

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The QT: Texting wordsmiths, Sarah Palin residency suspicions, and more

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The QT: Congress returns from vacation, Obama shills for broccoli, and more

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The QT: Mongolian neo-Nazis, the irreplaceability of oil, and more

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The QT: Sarah Palin subtlety, the evolution of Edward Snowden, and more

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The QT: Cable news' George Zimmerman obsession, Vladimir Putin's fugitive-hunting skills, and more

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The QT: The solution to our Sarah Palin problem, the wanton-wonton mix-up, and more

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The QT: The NFL's XXIX arrests, the Walmart-Paula Deen breakup, and more

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The QT: Donald Trump's political flirtations, Obama's Keystone indecision, and more

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The QT: The Sarah Palin alarm, the spelling of Howard Dean's scream, and more

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The QT: The odds of Earth's destruction-by-asteroid, the Intelligent Designer's psychedelic spree, and more

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The QT: America's libraries-to-McDonald's ratio, flesh-eating rebels, and more

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The QT: Who Sarah Palin is palling around with, Florida's pest invasions, and more

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The QT: A surplus of Big Brothers, trials of the century, and more

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The QT: 'Lab-tested' pot for dogs, Donald Trump's invisibility cloak, and more

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