Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
Apparently 15th century Morocco had a coven of lesbian witches.
In which your intrepid author is tasked with finding information on an obscure Moroccan coven, and tracks down all there is to know within nine minutes.
Inuit Folk Tales pt 2
Okay, just one more Inuit folk tale. Probably the weirdest in the entire book.
"Her Eyes Were Murderous."
Sometimes I look at a biography's table of contents and just can't wait to start reading it.
Inuit Folk Tales pt 1
Inuit folk tales are fucking weird, man. UPDATE: inquisitive reader bookwyrm1216 found the continuation of the Penis Lake story! Truly,…
Gwerful Mechain's Ode to Pubic Hair
The most famous female poet of Wales made her name from a poem praising what male poets wouldn't - female genitalia.
The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Eustaquia de Souza and Ana Lezama de Urinza, two sword-and-gun-toting lesbian teen vigilantes - 17th century Bolivia's answer to Batman.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
This unlikely heroine created her own Woman's Army of 70,000 soldiers through good manners and political savvy - and then used it to overthrow one of China's greatest douchebags.
The poster child for childhood abuse, nobody should ever make a kids' movie about her.
Cut Nyak Dhien
When her (second) rebel husband was killed, this heroine of Indonesian revolution took over the fight against the Dutch.