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Lost and Found - September 30th Edition

What to remember about September 30th…

  • 1889  Wyoming becomes 1st state to approve a constitution that guarantees women the right to vote
  • 1927  Babe Ruth becomes 1st baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a single season…
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History

Peter Sellers presents: The Cold War

In the early 1960s, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was wrestling with a screenplay about an accidental nuclear strike.

He was resisting the urge to turn it into a comedy. 915 more words

Comedy

Financial Advisor Marketing Strategies

One of the few positive effects of the imminent explosion of rolls of retirement as 77 million “baby boomers” are approaching the age of 65 can be found in the employment prospects of Personal Financial Advisors. 14 more words

Marketing Strategy

Korean War: inside US decision making 

​http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/redacted-testimony-fully-explains-why-general-macarthur-was-fired-180960622/

The book looks intriguing, the article is long enough for students with great details and quotes on US strategy in Korea and towards China and USSR

USA

Fifty Years Later: A Look at Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49

T.S. Eliot was wrong: the world did not end with a whimper. It ended instead with a tremendous explosion of sound and fury.

Following the conclusion of World War II in August of 1945—the end of the modernist, pre-nuclear world—voices from nearly every corner of the globe cried out against the violence and mountainous inhumanity of the time. 1,954 more words

Folk Horror for the Atomic Age

On The Cultural Gutter, I’m writing about Hammer’s These Are the Damned and Folk Horror for the Atomic Age.

My personal favorite atomic age folk horror tale came a few years after the third in the…

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Film & TV