Posts Tagged ‘ sex ’

Friday Facts: Charlie’s Angels Lunchboxes, Roadside Cabbage, Fake Squid

Friday Facts: Charlie’s Angels Lunchboxes, Roadside Cabbage, Fake Squid

:: A City Council ordinance passed on this date in 1975 expressly prohibited the “display of images of a licentious, erotic, salient or pornographic nature, or which otherwise arouse the prurient interest for the sole purpose of titillation” on children’s metal lunchboxes. :: The Seventh of the Eight Great Zoo Hoaxes was committed on this…

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The Brothel Five Levels Below the Street

The Brothel Five Levels Below the Street

The old Central Depot, which sat across across Ludlow Plaza from Old City Hall from 1896 until its demolition in 1968, was a wonderful, massive gothic structure, covered in ornament and decoration which one doesn’t find much in today’s construction. It certainly isn’t found in its replacement, the City Centre Square building, a long rectangular…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It: Having Your Cake And Respecting It In The Morning

Nice Work If You Can Get It: Having Your Cake And Respecting It In The Morning

An occasional survey of jobs both unusual and extraordinary, and the people who make them happen. Theron Wagner remembers his bachelor party vividly – it was the day he realized that he might be in the wrong line of work. “We had it down at Funland Pizza, I got everyone twenty dollars worth of tokens…

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