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How F Scott Fitzgerald conjugated the verb "To cocktail"
In 1943, the chairman of the NY Fed backed Modern Monetary Theory: "Taxes for Revenue Are Obsolete"
How To: play Vlad Taltos in an RPG
also banning cryptography
The new £50 notes will feature Alan Turing (whilst HMG proposes bans on Turing complete computers AND working crypto)
Al Jaffee's MAD Life: how a traumatized kid from the shtetl became an American satire icon
David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is releasing a compilation of "secular gospel" from the 1970s, with liner notes by Jonathan Lethem
Celebrate Independence Day with Cordell Jackson, the "Rock n Roll Granny" a psychobilly pioneer who played until she was 81
Cult of the Dead Cow: the untold story of the hacktivist group that presaged everything great and terrible about the internet
A look back at the sales training for Radio Shack's Model 100, a groundbreaking early laptop
Read the source code for every classic Infocom text-adventure game!
Rebooting UUCP to redecentralize the net
William James Sidis
The works of William James Sidis, the "smartest man who ever lived"
The Hall Typewriter: the world's first 'laptop'
"London Cries": the merchants' patter of 19th Century London
童絵解万国噺: a wonderfully bizarre 19th century Japanese fanfic history of America
is it soup yet
Who can forget those scenes in Count Zero where they all stand around eating soup?
nostalgia is a toxic impulse
Stranger Things Dungeons and Dragons is a real thing
Tracking down Dick Davy, a mysterious "lost" comedian who once championed civil rights and antiracism
The WPA's horseback librarians
Stock art for a new Gilded Age