In our family, our dad always gets all the credit for coming from a place with powerful music history. He … More
From Moms Mabley to the Borscht Belt, we look at the ladies who got the first laugh. The latest installment of The Past Is Female Too (or, Women Have Been Quietly Killing It For Centuries And All I Got Was This T-Shirt.)
It’s a mother of a season. Well, rather, it’s a season celebrating mothers – particularly a Biblically famous teenage mother – and we’re here for it. Moms rule. We’ve already written about some of history’s best royal momagers, but here are five more mothers you ought to know about.
If you were invited to see some newfangled technology and instead saw a train approaching you at full speed, would you wait to make sure it was just a movie – a concept you were heretofore unfamiliar with? Or would you bail first and ask questions later?
in 1939, singer Marian Anderson was taking the world by storm. But the Daughters of the American Revolution prohibited her from using Constitution Hall for a concert. First Lady Eleanor “One Badass Bitch Out of Hell” Roosevelt took matters into her own hands.