The Week Contest
This week’s question: The Kremlin has photos of Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoying his summer vacation in Siberia, showing him fishing, sunbathing, and hiking— always with his bare chest on display. If Putin were to write a book about how to get in shape for the summer, what should it be called?
Last week’s contest: Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci became the shortest-serving communications director in White House history when he was fired after just 10 days on the job. What would be the title of a Hollywood movie about The Mooch’s epic rise and foulmouthed fall?
THE WINNER: “Mooch Ado About Nothing” Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, N.Y.
SECOND PLACE: “The Bonfire of the Profanities” Rachel Vance, Harrisburg, Pa.
THIRD PLACE: “The Cocky Horror Show” Annette Entin, North Caldwell, N.J.
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 “Fit Putin” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, Aug. 22. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, Aug. 25. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.
▸ The winner gets a one-year subscription to The Week. ■