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Happy Hooligan: A Trip To The Moon

So, back in the first third of the 20th century, the cartoonist Frederick Burr Opper created a comic strip featuring a hobo named Happy Hooligan. I admit knowing the name mostly because it was one of those archaic references occasionally passed down from my father or old cartoons or the like. 134 more words


More Urban Legends

An urban legend is not necessarily one that occurs in the city, or an urban landscape.  It is actually any modern folk tale that people narrate to scare each other or warn each other, or just entertain each other, as opposed to an ancient folktale that our ancestors heard around the hearth on a cold and windy night.  473 more words



gårDagens kvinna: Catherine av Valois

När Henry V:s drottning dog 1437 balsamerades hennes kropp. Henry VII renoverade Westminster Abbey och flyttade hennes kvarlevor till en enkel kista ovan jord. 364 more words


Walter Lantz Rare original painting blooming flowers with Woody Woodpecker

Rare original painting by Lantz, oil on canvas, 7.5 x 9.5, of a still-life of a pot of blooming flowers, with Woody Woodpecker looking in through window in the background. 73 more words

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