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RIP Willy Wonka

Jessica    August 29, 2016    Comments Off on RIP Willy Wonka

Today the world lost a comedy legend. Gene Wilder, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has died at the age of 83. He was a talented actor not only in movies, but on stage and on television as well. He was …

Twenty-Six Days of Pain, Parties, and Work

Amy B.    August 23, 2016    Comments Off on Twenty-Six Days of Pain, Parties, and Work

Along with nineteen other young women, twenty-year-old Sylvia Plath spent a month (June 1953) as a “guest editor” for Mademoiselle magazine’s annual college issue. The women lived in close quarters in a poorly-ventilated women’s hotel, and were expected to attend …