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Terrifying Children’s Shows of the Past

So many things we took for granted as children are now, in the cold light of (to-)day so bizarre — corporal punishment, women smoking while pregnant, wives receiving allowances, boys swimming stark naked in public. (more…)
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Merry Widowmaker: Even Jeanette MacDonald Hates Harvey Weinstein

In a clever tip of the hat to Old Hollywood and tip of the hate to reviled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, accused of multiple acts of sexual harassment and even rape, singing comic Allison Lane is reviving the spirit of operatic movie-musical star Jeanette MacDonald (1903-1965). It's been a bad week for the man once…
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