Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
First nipple piercing, now tattoos. The Victorian Era was not like you thought.
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 1
Inuit folk tales are fucking weird, man. UPDATE: inquisitive reader bookwyrm1216 found the continuation of the Penis Lake story! Truly,…
"Her Eyes Were Murderous."
Sometimes I look at a biography's table of contents and just can't wait to start reading it.
Not to be taken seriously
Found while researching a female saint’s miracles.
This Sikh warrior saint led 40 deserters back into battle and in so doing, possibly saved her entire religion from extinction.
Instigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
The poster child for childhood abuse, nobody should ever make a kids' movie about her.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
Catalina de Erauso
After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.