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When (And Why) Did We All Stop Learning How to Dance?

There was a time, before The Killers’ now infamous song lyric, that I would argue we were both human and dancer. The 20th century brimmed…

What the Feck Is a Leprechaun, Anyway?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, which means a tide of green-clad frat bros have probably already kicked down your front door and puked in your shoes….

A Conveniently Compact History of the Murphy Bed

It was the summer of 2007, and I was checking out apartments for my upcoming senior year of college. After being shown a handful of…

A Complete Cultural History of the 1990s Butt Cut

Recognize the haircut on these cool dudes? Even if you don’t know the show this is from, you could probably guess a few things about them…