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This week’s most-read article features, for the umpteenth time, Pretoria born-and-raised Elon Musk.

Musk is venerable genius, but funny he is not.

Or is he?

Click here; you’ll decide for yourself.

If you’re infatuated by Musk, as many are, you may want to check out this article from our archives:

In the article, author Ashlee Vance discusses his book (“How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Telsa is shaping our future”) about Musk’s spectacular, drama-filled life.

Vance interviewed more than 300 people to separate fact from fiction, and got closer to Musk than any reporter ever has.

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