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The Green Book Explored

It is so easy to jump on the internet before, during (!) and after a movie to get quick answers to the questions that come to mind. What was that last movie I saw that actor in? Who was the bouncer -- he looked so familiar? How old is Viggo Mortensen? These are the easy questions where IMDB is your go-to source. 

Green Book inspired some deeper questions as the best movies and books do.

General google searching will answer your most likely question, "Is the story true?" I was most curious about the Green Book itself, and the origin of the term Jim Crow.

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Flickering Lights & Fairy Lamps: Collectibles for the Season

A few years ago, I learned about one such treasure, the fairy lamp – a collectible that fits right into the season.

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Fairy light from PriceIt! Antiques & Collectibles

Long ago in the days before we could tell Alexa to turn on our light bulbs, people lit up their homes with candles and oil lamps; throughout history, the fires they caused were a huge problem.

In the mid-1800s George Miller Clarke, the owner of a candle factory, came up with the idea of a setting a pretty glass dome with a hole on the top on a base that would hold a candle.

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Pint & Click Podcast 49 Now Available!

On this episode of the Pint & Click Podcast, Dave, Tony and Jami discuss Won't You Be My Neighbor, a documentary about Fred Rogers, the man behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Have a listen below:

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Pint & Click Podcast 48 Now Available!

On this episode of the Pint & Click Podcast, Dave, Tony, Joel and Charlie discuss I'll Be Gone In The Dark, a true crime book written by the late Michelle McNamara, an in-depth investigation of a brutal crime spree committed in the 1970s and 1980s by an assailant known as the Golden State Killer. Have a listen below:

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