The Week contest
This week’s question: A $1 million robot monk programmed to deliver sermons is now preaching at an ancient Buddhist temple in Japan. If the android were to author a book on robot spirituality, what title could it give the text?
Last week’s contest: A Vietnamese hairstylist marked the recent peace summit in Hanoi by dispensing free Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un haircuts. If the barber were to open a salon in the U.S. specializing in these two distinctive hairstyles, what name could he give the business?
THE WINNER: From Hair to Fraternity Joel Conarroe, New York City
SECOND PLACE: Ego-mane-ia Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, N.Y.
THIRD PLACE: Hair Today, Bomb Tomorrow John Everett, Watertown, Mass.
For runners-up and complete contest rules, please go to theweek.com/contest.
How to enter: Submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, type “Robo monk” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, March 12. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, March 15. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.