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Buster and Bart: A Century Apart

In 1899, comic artist RF Outcault created The Yellow Kid, a working class ethnic child who pulled cons, for the Hearst papers. Not long after that series ended, Outcault followed up with a similarly ill-behaved rich WASP named Buster Brown. 567 more words


Blues and Rhythm Show 222 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, March 22nd (1:00 to 2:30pm)

This week, we look at Memphis Blues from the pre-World War 2 era, records made between 1927 and 1938. 275 more words

February 17, 1895: New Kid on the Block

Mickey Dugan, a bald, snaggle-toothed kid with a silly grin who always wore an over-sized yellow hand-me-down nightshirt, was right at home in the 19th century New York slum known as Hogan’s Alley, and beginning on February 17, 1895, became right at home in Joseph Pulitzer’s… 216 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

The Joy of Socks

If anyone had told me that turning into an avid cyclist would also make me fall in love with socks I would have snorted, yeah right! 2,230 more words


I am the NTRA

It’s been accurately observed that toy guns are more rigorously regulated than the real thing. I for one think this is an abomination for our country. 236 more words

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Chloe Arnold - Woman Tapper for the New Generation

So, a weird thing happened.  I was on a flight back from Atlanta and I looked diagonal from where I was sitting and there was a woman sitting there.   292 more words