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Grace Darling, Victorian Superstar

I think the Mitford family is famous in England. In the US, where I live, they're a bit obscure. Or maybe they've just become obscure, I don't know. It's too bad because Jessica Mitford is one of... read more

He’ll kick you apart — ooh!

Just thought I’d warn everybody in advance: this is going to be a weird one. I have a thing for U.S. presidential history. I can’t really explain it. And as far as pimping out this affection to others, I wouldn’t even know where to begin. For starters, the concept of viewing history through the lens of Important Dead White Guys is passé for a reason. Also, I have absolutely no interest... read more