Dark Satirical Maps from a Depression-Era Anti-Fascist Magazine
The magazine's founders swore it was anti-communist, but that wasn't enough to convince skittish advertisers to stick with it.
May 17, 2017
A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues.
A real-life mystery from the dustbin of history.
New York Times
April 21, 2017
Hunting Down Runaway Slaves: The Cruel Ads of Andrew Jackson and the 'Master Class'
A historian collecting runaway slave ads describes them as “the tweets of the master class.”
DaNeen L. Brown
May 1, 2017
Should Prince's Tweets Be in a Museum?
Archivists are figuring out which pieces of artists' digital lives to preserve alongside letters, sketchbooks, and scribbled-on napkins.
July 5, 2016
At the Start of the Civil War, Few Union Army Surgeons Had Ever Treated a Gunshot Wound
An exercise in understatement that would be funny if it weren't so tragic.
July 6, 2016