Joy Lanzendorfer's articles and short stories have appeared in Salon, Hotel Amerika, Entrepreneur, Writer's Digest, Necessary Fiction, Imbibe, Bust, and many others. You can follow her @JoyLanzendorfer.
We’re all familiar with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, but what about Owl Jolson, Ralph Phillips, or the Dover Boys of Pimento University?... READ ON
You don't have to invent a family of mustachioed plumbers to create a video game. Here are some classic works of literature that got the Nintendo treatment in the 1980s and 1990s.... READ ON
Oddities from the oldest form of human flight. ... READ ON
Why look at a painting of a historical figure when you can come face to face with one?... READ ON
Most people think of stilts as something for circuses and kiddie parties, but they’ve been used in a number of strange ways since ancient times. In fact, stilts have a long, proud history of weirdness that continues today.... READ ON
7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."