History isn’t always fun because humans are historically not great to each other. For five minutes, let’s remember that history is also full of weirdos who need some self-awareness. Good thing I won’t ever be one of those.
Reasons I Make This Face Part 1
Image: Public Domain
Reasons I make this face: a good high-five, a bag of cherry starbursts, a new podcast about politics, an easy to peel clementine, socks that match and don’t have holes, free cheese samples at the grocery store, respect for women, a George Michael song coming on the radio, sitcom Christmas specials, Michelle Obama, novelty sweaters
As it turns out, there’s enough weird in history for a second look at History’s Halloween. Missed the first? Check it out here.
When people ask about my Friday night plans…
Image: Sandra Dee, ca. 1960. Getty Images
Making a Pumpkin-House a Pumpkin-Home
Image: Myrna Dell, ca. 1940. Public domain.
“You know, I feel like you just reach a point in your life where you have to buy investment pieces when you’re furnishing your pumpkin.”
My Five Year Plan
Photo: June Marlowe, ca. 1930. Public Domain
Next step: Figure out why my car is making that one noise, then take over the world.
“That’s the perfect place for a showdown of mythical creatures! On the ground a foot to the left! Wouldn’t want you to move or anything!”
Promotional still from Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, 1943. Universal Pictures.
Still from “Peter Pan,” 1929.
I’m not going to lie. Sometimes brunch with the girls gets weird.
Not all heroes wear capes. (ca. 1955)
May your weekend bring you crowns, coffee, and donuts the size of small children.