The historical record shows that the old-timey rich, in their struggle to stave off ennui and entropy, devised some remarkably absurd ways of passing the time.
E is for Eternal Suffering.
Nazis attempted to scientifically resurrect two extinct animals so they could hunt them again.
Sliced bread was not a groundbreaking invention. Not all pictures are worth a thousand words. An apple a day doesn't keep the doctor away.
The coolest-looking nightclubs of all time belonged to 1890s France.
Teeny tanks played an explosive role in WWII until everyone figured out their one dumb weakness.
Hundreds of years ago, some Native American tribes actually held a deep respect for people who identified themselves as outside the gender binary -- or as they were called, 'two-spirits.'
Sometimes we get the story wrong entirely, and it's not like the biopic is going to correct us.
It takes ages for a city to truly change. But there are exceptions
Powerful people have powerful enemies, and the dead have a hard time fighting back