The “Murderous” Corsets of The Gilded Age
Women’s fashion at the turn of the century was constrictive, to put it mildly. In some cases, it was lethal. In the opening scene of
To Thine Own Self Be True
Trying to look like Annie Lennox at McGill, 1985. Hi, it’s Anika Savoy! Welcome to my blog. Now I know what some of you are
The Hidden Horrors of Blackwell’s Island
Visit Roosevelt Island today and you will encounter a pleasant oasis set apart from the hustle and bustle of New York City. That’s not to
A Gnome. A Time Machine. The Gilded Age. What could possibly go wrong?
It’s Christmas Eve. A gnome arrives at your doorstep. He looks like Santa Claus’s mini-me; roly-poly with a long white beard and a red velvet
Anderson Cooper takes a spirited deep dive into his Gilded Age ancestry.
The nightmare began at the beginning of the 19th century, when an eleven-year-old boy named Cornelius Vanderbilt dreamt of making vast quantities of money that