A Family In The Fifties: A Children’s Book Parody

RND/ To consider one of those cheap satires based on Children’s books – in this case, “How They Lived: A Family In The Fifties”: As found on the mighty archive.org and polished for a postmodern age. Sure, it’s supposed to be a children’s book, but gee – talk about a dumbed down, highly conservative and … Read more

Eisenhower Approved: “Beginning Science” Children’s Book Parody

RND/ To consider “Beginning Science” – a children’s book, native, romantic and sexist, officially approved by the Eisenhower’s Military-Industrial-Scientific-Complex. The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, … Read more