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Botox, Hair Plugs and Facelifts: A Skin-Tight History of Presidential Vanity

In 1919, German essayist, social theorist and political economist Max Weber wrote a now-classic essay on the nature of politics and the role of vanity…

Real-Life Drunk History

North Korea. A joyous place, filled with merriment and mirth, the clinking of glassware and the imbibing of life, wine and song on a national scale….

The Most Glorious ‘Silver Wingtips’ Ever Known to Man

Maybe it’s the picture of a highly uncomfortable Mitt Romney grimacing for the camera during a mea culpa dinner with PEOTUS that brings the issue…