Americana rss

The first “First Lady” Never Married the President: Recently Discovered 1860 Magazine first to Use the Title “First Lady”

Germaine Greer suggested the United States abolish it and Jackie Kennedy said it made her sound like a saddle horse, but as a recently discovered 19th century magazine article proves, the title of “First Lady” has been part of the… Read More ›

Good Time Charlie: The Sheen of Hollywood's Resurrected Rogue

In repossessing his previously successful persona, Charlie Sheen is now tweaking it into a narrative only Hollywood’s long-gone “Rogue” Archetype can play out. Whether search efforts for chards of the original Person have been abandoned only he knows; others only speculate…. Read More ›

%d bloggers like this: