Awesome. It’s been a while since we had a Mark Wacky Pack. There is definitely a buzz around this product
Something to see
The woman had a lot of misery in her life. Her husband getting shot sitting right next to her. Lost three of her children (not that unusual at the time but still…). He was disliked as First Lady, having relatives fighting for the Confederacy. She was viewed and a western bumpkin and was savaged for being a spendthrift while Lincoln was in office. Some of that was justified but the White House was in disrepair in 1861 (mushrooms growing on the walls). She wasn’t “insane” but suffered from what was called “melancholia”. And, to be objective, she wasn’t the nicest person to be around. Ulysses Grant was supposed to be at Ford’s that night but Julia Grant couldn’t deal with Mrs. Lincoln.
“in on it?” Good grief.
The last line uttered before JW Booth took over the theater was “Don’t know the manners of good society, eh? Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal — you sockdologizing old man-trap.”. Apparently, the line was quite funny in 1865, Booth timed it out so the audience would be laughing when he fired his shot. It took me forever to find out what “sockdologizong” meant. It’s listed as an ambiguous term of abuse or “a decisive blow”.
She kind of looks like Angus Young. if she could only duckwalk while playing the solo to Highway the Hell…
Ooh, if the Reverend got a hold of “Bobby Brown (Goes Down”, he have a conniption of Biblical proportions
There might be no better thing in the history of comic strips that Cal’s snowmen. Even better than the Spiff or Stupendous Man strips.
Of course. My cat crawls into an impossibly tight spot on our entertainment center that looks about as comfortable as a bed of nails. Why, the cable box is like a heated bed, just the perfect temperature.
“Is it safe? Is it safe?”