How is the government shutdown affecting government workers? David Mark of Politix joins the show live from Washington, DC.
-A new study says a little over half of Americans read a book for fun last year, but this has become a prime example of the glass half full around the media, where others see that figure much differently.
-An iconic Simpsons character will die this season and the executive producer dropped a heavy clue for who it would be. Andrew and Nick investigate and speculate.
-A researcher thinks he has recreated what one of the most popular ancient languages sounded like and even made a recording of it. That's great and all, but the really interesting part of the story is the translation of the recording.