8 posts tagged with history by The Whelk.
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American Rarebit

A comic about food, government cheese, being a latchkey kid, being the child of a latchkey kid, and the power of kraft singles in your life
posted by The Whelk on Apr 14, 2019 - 6 comments

Reds Of Future Past

For The Baffler Issue 44 “Truth Decay”, artist and activist John Leavitt approaches the topics of historical memory, the first red scare, the role of propaganda, and the labor movement as something haunting the American mind.
posted by The Whelk on Mar 5, 2019 - 2 comments

The DSA National Design Committee

The National Design Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America has a twitter presence and they’re using that presence to make threads about the intersection of art, design, and socialism. Bauhaus! William Morris! The Masses and Liberator Magazine! Banned I.W.W artwork! Oscar Wilde! Sewer socialism! National Design acomitee home page.
posted by The Whelk on Nov 1, 2018 - 3 comments

I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party

An excerpt from The Lavander Ledger, a manuscript in progress by John Leavitt about murder, gossip, and scandal in the gay underworld of 1940s Hollywood.
posted by The Whelk on Jul 31, 2018 - 1 comment

Seersucker' Curious Class Struggle

Seersucker went from a working class uniform material to being the sole providence of Great Gatsby cosplayers, how did this happen? I wrote this for Racked to try and find out.
posted by The Whelk on Aug 21, 2017 - 2 comments

Classic Monster Horrorscopes

The traditional western hororscope, mapped onto the classic movie monsters.
posted by The Whelk on Oct 28, 2016 - 0 comments

How To Make An Aviation

In honor of Prohibition Repeal Day, The Toast ran a comic by me about how a typo nearly ruined a cocktail for over half a century.
posted by The Whelk on Dec 5, 2013 - 7 comments

TIME 2 TRAVEL: An Untourists guide to time

Time 2 Travel is a group blog for the fashionably broke time traveler. Get advice from people who've been then - Learn about Safe houses! The best cults on Delos! and maybe contribute some advice or reviews of your own. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Dec 5, 2011 - 21 comments

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