Curator Letizia Treves curates (30:51)
In 1954, the Comics Code Authority was created to monitor comics before they were delivered to the public.
By Alan Kistler @ Polygon
Paul Freedman is the Chester D. Tripp Professor of History at Yale University. (45:49)
Professor of philosophy John Kaag discovered an abandoned library in New Hampshire full of rare first edition books of the great works of Western philosophy, many of which were owned by quintessentially American thinkers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and William James.
Via Art of Manliness (49:28)
An introduction and overview of mass communication.
The Jewish revolt against Rome failed, but Josephus’s account became a pillar of the Israeli national story – and a touchstone for Christians.
By Barry Strauss @ The Wall Street Journal