“I’m Founding Father Ben Franklin, and I’ve got a friend named James Madison who wants you to make him a flute out of this mysterious crystal skull that he had stolen from some innocent BIPOC in Peru.”
Apocryphal stories of Maine prisoners and John Adams aside, the very real fact that lobster was, until relatively recently, a poverty food.
Rather than a return to the Republican past, Trump was a bombastic expression of existing and continued trends.
Thomas Dewey’s legendary battles helped to shape the Republican Party for the duration of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first.
Would Steinbeck’s Grapes have passed this Rowling Test? Or George & Lenny’s discov’ry that the best Laid plans of mice & men gang aft agley?
St. Stephen’s Day is celebrated on December 26th. Or the 27th. Or January 9th. Look, it depends on the variety of Christianity one practices, okay?
Graves attributed to Tiberius this: “I am nursing a viper for the Roman people, and Phaethon for the whole world.” Graves meant Caligula.
People didn’t think Columbus was nuts because the Earth was flat. They thought he was nuts because … well, Columbus *was* nuts.