Man Promises Women's Museum, Opens Jack the Ripper Museum Instead

In January of 2015, Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe, a former diversity chief at Google, had plans approved to build a museum in Whitechapel, London that would “retell the story of the East End through the eyes, voices, experiences and actions” of women. Six month later, construction covers have been removed to reveal few minor » 7/29/15 5:35pm Wednesday 5:35pm

Kate Beaton Talks the Appeal of Princesses (And Farting Ponies)

If you’re a history nerd and you’ve spent any time whatsoever online, you’ve probably familiar with Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant comics. Because jokes about Lord Byron and Liszt and the Brontë sisters’ questionable taste in men are great, and hers in particular are hilarious. » 7/09/15 11:50am 7/09/15 11:50am