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Carlyn Beccia
Author & illustrator. Editor of The Grim Historian. My latest books — MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact:

Research shows RBG knew the secret — “Better bitch than mouse”

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Let this be a lesson to moms who throw out their children’s artwork

Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Dr. Felix Rey, 1889 | Public Domain

Here’s what I learned about taking the red pill

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Could a rusty revolver finally solve this mystery?

Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait, oil on board, 1887 | Public Domain

Let’s break down the playbook moves that won’t get you laid

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And how to teach them these lessons

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1. How to Love

It’s surprisingly modern and much better than today’s advice

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Don’t fall prey to victim signaling

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Pavlov never rang a bell, and Franklin’s kite was not struck by lightning

Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky, Benjamin West, 1816. (The naked cherubs were never there) | Public Domain

Benjamin Franklin manages not to get electrocuted

I choose body neutrality over body positivity

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