Thur Jan 27, 2011
Mister Ron’s Basement # 1862
This week we are featuring odd, usually unsigned stories from Puck Magazine. From February, 1880, Puck magazine takes a look at the future century, printing headlines from 1880 to 1980 concerning Thomas Edison’s plans to introduce electric lights to New York City, in ‘Edison! Fate and the Light’.
Time: approx seven and a half minutes
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