Iceland’s Christmas Cat A sweet little poem about an the Yule Cat, who comes on Christmas and eats the children who didn’t get new clothes. The $12 Million Message In a Bottle The Museum of Hoaxes writes about a will found washed ashore in the 1940s that may have contained the last wishes of an…
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Back in 1968, Valerie Solanas went to The Factory to shoot Andy Warhol. She did, Andy survived, and a great Yo La Tengo song was born. Afterward, Solanas was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, which accounts for her belief that Warhol was trying to steal her work.