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May 5, 2007


At Slate: The strange history of racist spokescharacters. Aunt Jemima wishing times were more like they were before the Civil War, and Uncle Ben being an Uncle Tom. Plus lots more characters that have disappeared over the years.

Also read (or listen to) an interview with the author of the piece.

DVDs For Cats

What cats do when they think we’re not watching:

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Curl up with a good movie.