Hilarious Shit My History Professor Says, Vol 1.
Dr. Ruddiman is my history professor. He teaches the Early American Republic: 1785-1815. He is the coolest. “You guys are like groundhogs. You all raised your heads up at the same time. Like, ‘HAWK!!!’ “ [As George Washington] “I’ve been here in Valley Forge for a year, and NO ONE came to visit me!” “I’m warning you now: There’s gonna be...
Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled... →
caretakerbob: “The history of bookmaking hasn’t been without its challenges, but never was its craft as painstaking as during the era of illuminated manuscripts.” via BrainPickings THIS IS SUPER COOL. Whiny monks are hilarious.
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover
“Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes. It is rather hard work: there is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles. We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.” I started...
My Most Recent Ed McKay's Haul
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence - $2 Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen - $3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King EXTENDED EDITION - $8 A Rosie the Riveter Button - $1.50 Now I am just lamenting how little time I have to actually enjoy these purchases. It’s a travesty.
collegehumor: Mad Men Supercut: The Best of Joan Leaving Rooms Ever notice how Mad Men never cuts away when Christina Hendricks leaves the room? We did, and you’re welcome. Thank you, CollegeHumor. Thank you.
Dear Mssrs. Santorum, Romney, England, McDonnell,...
I’ve read this book before. It’s called The Handmaid’s Tale. Look it up. Sincerely, An Appalled Woman
Sojourner Truth = Head Bitch in Charge.
“Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. But what’s all this here talking about? That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the...
No woman’s health should depend on who she is or where she works or how much...– President Obama’s full remarks on preventive care (via kileyrae)