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Pippin: a very bizarre musical

Pippin: A Very Bizarre Musical

After a grand slam like the highly acclaimed Hamilton many fans are hungering for another musical that draws on the annals history. Well, there is good news and bad news for them. The good news is that historical musicals are certainly not just a thing of the present, however, Pippin is just not one that…

A fascinating look into the history of the word “geek”

A Fascinating Look into the History of the Word “Geek”

It’s the time of the geek. Society is becoming more open to the idea that it’s okay to be very passionate about something. Whether it be music, tv shows, movies, or comic books, geeks are now open and proud. This new acceptance is a long time coming. Since the 1900s, the word geek has had…

5 early comics from around the world

5 Early Comics From Around The World

5. Choujuu-jinbutsu-giga or “Animal-Person Caricatures” (Japan) Choujuu-jinbutsu-giga (the literal translation of which is “Animal-Person Caricatures”), shortened to Choujuu-giga, is a 12th/13th century Japanese series of scroll drawings (emakimono) from Kyoto, Japan, and is widely recognized as the first manga. The series of scrolls has no confirmed author, though many scholars believe the monk and astronomer Toba Soujou created them. The right-to-left reading direction of Choujuu-giga is thought to have created the…

Top time travel vacation destinations

Top Time Travel Vacation Destinations

While my friends decided to book a party bus for a Clearwater trip and I know it’s going to be a BLAST, I couldn’t help having an internal mental debate on what would be the ultimate vacation. I’m definitely a fan of fun in the sun so it’s no wonder that at first my thoughts…