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10 Things We’re Supposed to Remember

Rob Wilson / Shutterstock.com 1. …the Alamo A quick refresher on the basics of the Battle of the Alamo: fought from February 23-March 6, 1836, between Mexico and the Republic of Texas as a part of the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836. The first 12 days were a siege by Mexican General Santa Anna and his troops [...]

Dr. Seuss’ Short-Lived Newspaper Comic Strip

In 1935, Theodore Geisel composed a syndicated weekly newspaper strip called Hejji. It told the adventures of Hejji and the Mighty One as they travel through the mysterious land of Baako. The strip was not a commercial success and was cancelled. But you can read several installments of it at the link. Link -via The [...]

An Unpublished Dr. Seuss Manuscript

“All Sorts of Sports,” a never-published “lost” work by Theodore Geisel has been discovered and will be sold at auction this week. Some will be surprised to discover that Geisel used assistants even in the earliest stages of creating and writing his books. [The manuscript] consists of nineteen handwritten and drawn pages, the first seven of [...]