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Monday, October 11, 2010

well, i did start watching boardwalk empire and all (come on, it's steve buscemi)

anyway, prohibition to me is fascinating. medicinal liquor and all

Unintended Consequences of Prohibition

by gwen 

Jeremiah sent in a fascinating post by Nicola at edible geography about how Prohibition, which outlawed liquor in the U.S. from 1920-1933, changed our culture in a number of ways that aren’t immediately apparent. Nicola draws heavily on historian David Okrent’s book Last Call.................


Lemmy Caution said...

Boardwalk is getting better evey week. You HAVE to love Chalky White's line last episode "I aint buildin' no bookcase".

a rose is a rose said...

didn't see the last episode yet, but i shall this weekend. man, omar is back!