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Week of October 20th, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, a theater ticket tax was about to go into effect on November 1st and nobody could escape it:

Yea, even though you be a dramatic critic, you will have to pay over your little old ten percent of the price of your ticket.

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Hey, Mr. History, where are the women?

I’ve been thinking a lot about documentary film historian Ken Burns lately because of his new work The Vietnam War. When I looked at a list of his past works I wondered: where are the women? 458 more words

General NonFicton

Louis B. Mayer was no sexual predator. Here is my statement. #HarveyWeinstein

Forgive me as this post is based on a series of tweets I made earlier today. Thank you again if you reached out to me at that time. 835 more words


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Soul Quotes

Week of September 1st, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported on impressive plans to bring entertainment to the troops. “The Young Men’s Christian Association in the United States has made provision for the presentation of 8,000,000 feet of film per week. 773 more words