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The Misplaced Feminism of Ms. Monopoly

The Misplaced Feminism of Ms. Monopoly

The Misplaced Feminism of Ms. Monopoly In 1906, Lizzie Magie, a feminist writer, activist, and game designer, who was then forty years old, placed an ad for herself as a “young woman American slave.” She was, she wrote, “intelligent, educated, refined; true; honest, just, poetical, philosophical; broad-minded and big-souled, and womanly above all things.” A petite brunette with “gray-green eyes” she was, in her own description, “not beautiful, but very attractive, features full of character and strength, yet truly feminine.” The stunt, which was meant to raise awareness about women’s inequality, including Magie’s own weekly pay as a stenographer, made...

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Stan Lee's GREEN LANTERN Returns To DC's Universe

Stan Lee's GREEN LANTERN Returns To DC's Universe

Stan Lee's GREEN LANTERN Returns To DC's Universe Fans of DC Comics didn't know what to expect when Stan Lee's Just Imaginewas announced, a special line of comics giving the Marvel legend the chance to put his spin on the Justice League heroes. But even fewer expected Stan Lee's Green Lantern to return in Hal Jordan's latest adventure! While several heroes received a re-imagining courtesy of Stan Lee, it was Green Lantern that asked fans: what if Indiana Jones became a mystical Swamp Thing? The answer is the archaeologist Len Lewis, who ends up shot and left for dead near...

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Just the Way You Are (cover by James Smith) 🎥

Just the Way You Are (cover by James Smith) 🎥

 

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Office Workout

Office Workout

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4 Surprising Life Lessons From the Last Surviving Blockbuster Video Store

4 Surprising Life Lessons From the Last Surviving Blockbuster Video Store

4 Surprising Life Lessons From the Last Surviving Blockbuster Video Store Once upon a time, not so long ago, magical establishments called video stores could be found throughout the land. Instead of picking movies to watch at home by scrolling through streaming services while sitting on your couch, you would go to a brick-and-mortar building where you’d wander the aisles in search of the perfect film — and then hope it was in stock. Though there were other chains, as well as local stores, the iconic yellow and blue Blockbuster stores were the most popular. But all good things must...

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Construction underway for MLB game at Field of Dreams

Construction underway for MLB game at Field of Dreams

Construction underway for MLB game at Field of DreamsConstruction on the Major League Baseball field at the Field of Dreams site in Dyersville is underway.  The Yankees and White Sox will play a regular-season game at the iconic movie site in August 2020. The 8,000-seat ballpark is being constructed just to the left of the diamond from the movie. On Monday, people visiting the field were also trying to sneak peeks at the construction. LuAnn and Tom Snyder were there with their grandchildren, Job and Noah Shook and Kathryn and Elizabeth Snyder. They came because of the MLB announcement. "It's...

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Lombard Street, San Francisco

Lombard Street, San Francisco

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What is "Burning Man" exactly?

What is "Burning Man" exactly?

Here I'll give you a real answer: First, Burning Man isn't a music festival (a lot of people think that it is) - it is an experiment in creating a temporary city devoted to art / having a good time for a week in one of the harshest possible places (a dry lake bed that is almost 200 miles north east of Reno, NV...the middle of fucking nowhere). Again, this temporary city of 80,000 people is built in the middle of a dry lake bed just for the purpose of having fun / seeing cool things. There's no official music...

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Who? Laurel and Hardy

Who? Laurel and Hardy

A brief description of comedians Lauren and Hardy

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Cutting the Card Quickly (1964)

Cutting the Card Quickly (1964)

Photo by Harold Edgerton

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