This cartoon depicts the two big winners on Election Day, 1917, in New York. Voters adopted a woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution, a measure backed by Tammany Hall, New York City’s Democratic political machine. On the same day, Democrat John F. Hylan defeated both the Republican Mayor of New York City, John Purroy Mitchel, and Socialist candidate Morris Hillquit. The victory was a major triumph for Tammany Hall, here represented by the proud Tammany Tiger. While some states allowed women to vote, no national law guaranteed women that right until the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1920.
Don’t take your vote for granted. Go vote.
I am not naive.
I see the way you look at her,
You don’t do that for me.
Oh, it must be love
And we both know it’s not with us.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am waving my white flag.
Stressing over high school has proven essentially pointless, considering my unweighted GPA as of now won’t award much in scholarship money.
I must be the most idiotic woman alive.
I spent the entire last month
Thinking of ways to scalp my head
And impress you with the way I speak.
I don’t mind if we’re alone
As long as we are both alone
-Bad Books, “Friendly Advice”
The neuroscience of the classic dramatic arc coined by German playwright Gustav Freytag 150 years ago.
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I’ve got more wit, a better kiss, a hotter touch, a better fuck than any (girl) you’ll ever meet. Sweetie, you had me; boy, I was it, look past the sweat—a better love deserving of exchanging body heat in the passenger seat? Oh, no, no, you know it will always just be me. Let’s get these teen hearts beating faster…