Question of the day

Our last question asked: For what reason did New York Times bureau chief Ellen Barry recently find herself scaling a mountain and making a 14-hour journey through Nepal? To deliver a stiff drink--whiskey, that is--to the mother of her daughters’ nanny, whose husband had just been crushed to death in the earthquake. If you haven't read the piece already, you should.

Congratulations to Amy B. Wang of The Arizona Republic for being the very first to answer that correctly!

As for today's question, here it is: Why was Oscar-nominated actor Maggie Gyllenhaal recently (reportedly) told she would not be cast to play the love interest opposite a 55-year-old male actor?

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