The British Regency era lasted less than a decade, but it spawned a staggering number of unlikely fictional marriages.
“Soon May the Wellerman Come” is the heart of ShantyTok—but it’s not a sea shanty at all. Two authoritative essays roil the waters.
In 1916, the Williamson brothers used their father's underwater photography device to film a fight with a shark, piquing Universal Pictures' interest.
A violent confrontation between the IWW and the American Legion put organized labor on trial, but a hostile federal government didn’t stop the IWW from growing.
As a style of Afro-Cuban music and dance, mambo was considered "primitive." And not just by white North Americans.