Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Death and Return of Superman

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Lies My Teacher Told Me

Your classmate, Melissa S., has forwarded choice excerpts from a book called Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. For example, did you know that: “The United States dropped three times as many tons of explosives … Continue reading

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LSD in popular culture: The Beatles

Though John Lennon insisted that this song was not originally intended as a reference to LSD, the animated version for the film Yellow Submarine is not shy about psychedelic references.

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LSD in popular culture: FRINGE

This week, we discuss the role that LSD played in the political and cultural movements that transformed the globe in the 1960s. Throughout much of the 1980s and 1990s, LSD was a relatively taboo topic in American popular culture. As … Continue reading

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