Joined: Jun 3, 2013
Meg Boeni is currently studying journalism and Spanish at Boston University. Her interests include theatre, archaeology, folk music, kayaking, American history, and hidden puns. She hails from the small but mighty Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, also known as the mushroom capital of the world.
The stories behind sirens by Hans Christian Andersen and Howard Pyle, Joyce Ballantyne’s scandalous April Fool’s Day magazine cover, and even the not-so-seductive fishwoman of the Starbucks logo.
Though he was only 31 when he died, the Italian-born first sex symbol of the silver screen acted in and produced over 40 films.
The story of one Civil War-era doctor’s quest to honor the memory of his patients. Flowers are overrated, anyway.
Finally—a way to map out a family that includes a frog, a pig, a beatnik, an alien, three near-identical chickens, and a "whatever."
Fred Newman, who creates sound effects for the radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has been called a mimic, an actor, and a saboteur of modern communication.
Long before the days of Match.com and Facebook stalking, the ancient Romans had their own guide to dating.