Old Hollywood

By: This Olde Thing | November 6, 2020
The beautiful star of “Behind Every Good Man” was luminous in the film, but when the credits rolled, she was unnamed. Revealing her identity in the credits in 1967 would have exposed her as a trans woman to anti-trans laws and violence from police. The film is a special piece,...

Crime

Britney Spears is afraid of her father says her attorney Samuel Ingham
By: This Olde Thing | November 10, 2020
Britney Spears has had a lot happen over the past few weeks in regards to her future, her conservatorship, and her freedom. Today her court-appointed lawyer, Samuel Ingham, had a court date with judge Brenda Penny at Stanley Mosk Courthouse in LA. There were several issues on the list for...

Myths and Folklore

By: This Olde Thing | October 31, 2020
Since the earliest evidence historians have of brewing, women have been doing the job. The first documentation of brewing beer or other fermented drink is thought to go back as far as 7,000 BCE, though we may still discover even older information one day. Many cultures have patron goddesses of...

Hauntings & Supernatural

By: This Olde Thing | September 24, 2019
Haslam’s Bookstore, as one of the oldest in the South, is home to many hauntings as well as new and used books.
By: Jessica Harris | May 8, 2018
1. The Lighthouse Source: http://www.angelsghosts.com/ The lighthouse has a very long history; considering its the oldest brick structure in the city. The light keeper's house was added in 1876 where light keepers and other employees worked. Many people who have worked at the lighthouse or have lived closed by have...

LGBTQ

By: This Olde Thing | November 6, 2020
The beautiful star of “Behind Every Good Man” was luminous in the film, but when the credits rolled, she was unnamed. Revealing her identity in the credits in 1967 would have exposed her as a trans woman to anti-trans laws and violence from police. The film is a special piece,...