Tag Archives: Old Timey issue

Sadie Schweitzer: Pioneer Lesbian––Martyr––Closeted Mother

Zeke Greenwald, contributor Sadie Schweitzer (1899-1968) had her daughter, Lisa, in 1924. Now 89 years old, Lisa Schweitzer graciously sat down with me to discuss having such a prominent mother and how she continues the legacy. SH: Sadie Schweitzer famously died in 1968, engulfed in flames intended for bras and other feminine products. Upon her death several leading feminists declared …

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Cinema’s Wildest Anachronisms: Chronological Errors of Notable Note

William Toblerone, contributor Dances with Wolves: This adventure story is set in the 1860s, during the final years of the Indian Wars. Fifty-six minutes into the movie, the Union soldier portrayed by Kevin Costner dashes across the frontier to the local trading post to purchase much-needed supplies. Just after the cashier asks, “Plastic or rawhide?” she scans a box of …

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Zeke’s Adventures Through Time And Space (Technically)

Zeke Herrera, contributor Time: 7:41 AM Date: 11/27/13 I have discovered a new method of time travel. I just woke from a dream and realized that I had been time traveling my entire life (technically). Now I needed to perfect my new found method but first a quick nap to refuel. Time: 2:37 PM Date: 11/27/13 Time to get started, …

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Antiquated Stereotypes I Will Never Tire of

Danny Felts, contributor A Georgian lawyer sounding like his mouth is dripping with honey. Film never being fed at the correct speed, causing everyone look like they were running around on crack. These were some of the simple pleasures of The Greatest Generation. Sadly, most of these ridiculous stereotypes have disappeared with the advent of refined technology, and people who …

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Things I made with my 3D Printer

I got a 3D printer at an estate sale. Here’s some of the stuff I made with it so far: A 4D printer Joseph Kony A Dodge Dart Existential dread A cup of Earl Grey tea Hair A giant piece of paper that looks like a stack of individual papers someone might have printed with an inkjet A copy of …

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Old Time Photos from Famous Families

It’s a staple of family vacations to places like Sacramento and Deadwood South Dakota: old timey family portraits. Nothing says “family fun” like dressing up like murderous Old Western gunfighters and whores. We dug through our archives and found a handful of old timey photos from some of the more infamous families.  Lyle, Erik and Jose Menendez The Menendez men …

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Against “Progress”

Choada Salinas, staff Progressives are stupid. They seem to think that “progress” is the answer to all of their problems. What they can’t understand is that “progress” is the problem. They built a house of cards on a fundamentally flawed idea and it’s bound to come fluttering down. “Progressives” can’t even say what “progress” actually means. Every time I ask …

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Medical Treatments for Infants Throughout History

Keeping infants alive is hard. Anything could kill them. Anything at all. I could kill them. You. The wind. Luckily, we now have a variety of vaccines and other medicines to see them through childhood. It’s likely, in fact, that most of today’s infants will live until they’re old enough to wear Google Glass while they drive. But that doesn’t …

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