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One more we missed yesterday-

From Super Soldier we move to Super Spy:
Yesterday was the birthday of one of America’s top female spies, she would have been 95. Monday marked the three year anniversary of her passing.
In 1941, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Julia McWilliams attempted to join the Navy, but was turned down because of her height (at [...]

Cooking With Christopher

There is a new(-ish) website around now called I’m Cooked.
It is the type of site where folks who watch the Food Network and feel that they could make better cooking shows then Sandra Lee (and really, who can’t) can come and post their videos of cooking in the kitchen.
Like YouTube or Funny or Die it [...]

American Madness/Refried Screens Crossover

Greetings to all American Madness readers. I’m Alexei, guest blogger from refriedscreens.com.
When I was a kid, I loved crossovers. For the uninitiated, a crossover would feature characters from different worlds coming together from time to time, like Who Framed Roger Rabbit? with Daffy Duck and Donald Duck in the same scene, Nintendo’s [...]

Slow Start

Okay, I am off to a slow start today, but I have a bunch of stuff I want to post. Let’s see what I am able to get to this afternoon and hope that not too much is left for tomorrow and I can start fresh then.
Let’s begin with Amazon.com. A great website as far [...]

Things Working Out

Isn’t it nice when things just fall into place? So, I have this recipe, I can’t take credit for it unfortunately, but it is a great recipe, especially on hot summer days like today. Unfortunately I couldn’t really think of a decent post to go with it besides “This is a great recipe.”
Then today [...]

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