How My Cat Got His Name And The Relation to Star Wars

When I grew up we had many cats and dogs as kids.  They were inside/outside dogs and cats.  So when I decided to get a cat for myself in my apartment, I decided I would keep it inside only. My

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How Marlboro Cigarettes Have Been Advertised

Innovation helped promote the first cigarettes. The first was a cigarette-making machine which was introduced in the 1880’s.  This machine dramatically increased the production of cigarettes instead of the forty-million hand rolled cigarettes a day, one machine could produce four-million

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How Coke beats Pepsi with their use of New Media

Since introducing their soft drink products Coca-Cola, Coke in 1886, and Pepsi (Cola) in 1898, both competitive companies are now using new, new media to market their respective brands with subtle and obvious comparisons and with major differences. While Coke

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Avatar “Gods” Jesus and Krishna and their Female Companions

  Two religious avatar leaders, Jesus of Nazareth, born in the Classic Era (600 BCE- 600 CE), who would become the head of the Christian church, and Vishnu, incarnated as Krishna, born in the 4thCentury, who was an important figure

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Religion and Homosexuality in the USA

Early Americans going back to the time of the colonists place strong emphasis on family life and procreation. Anybody engaging in homosexual acts was seen as running counter to these efforts. The laws of the United States were based on

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The Hamptons gone way of Fort Lauderdale & Daytona Beach

From the 1930’s through  the 1980’s, college students up and down the eastern seaboard would take spring break by heading to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It all began in the 1930’s when Colgate University’s men’s swimming team went to practice there. 

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Summers Club of East Quogue

If you wanted to go to the beach for the day, then walk up a flight of stairs and drink your ass off, you’d go to Summers. Summers was located on Dune Road, right on the Atlantic Ocean. The best

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Turtle Bay of East Qugoue

One of the best clubs in the Hamptons that incorporated the outdoors with a central dance floor inside was Turtle Bay. An odd, yet fantastic fact about Turtle Bay is that it had the biggest parking lot out of most

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The Drift Inn of East Quogue

The Drift Inn located on Dune Road in East Quogue was hit by a suspicious fire in February  2002 while it was closed for the season. The Drift, as it was affectionately called by its patrons, was the best dive

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CPI’s of Hampton Bays

One of the largest clubs in the Hamptons bar none was CPI’s on Montauk highway in Hampton Bays. The club has an  interesting history behind it. CPI’s, or Canoe Place Inn started as a stage coach stop and tavern in

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