Tag Archives: American history

Question Du Jour: Civil War Edition

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Serious question: What does the average American know about the Civil War other than “The South was racist and in favor of slavery. The North and South went to war. The North defeated the South.”? Is a … Continue reading

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Gilded Age Gallery

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: I enjoyed Mark Siegel’s¬†Sailor Twain, a dark fantasy-romance graphic novel set during the late 19th century on a Hudson steamboat, quite a bit. I had planned on writing a longer review until I realized that, er, all I … Continue reading

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