What fictional inventions say about American ingenuity. – Slate Magazine


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What fictional inventions say about American ingenuity.
Slate Magazine
Twentieth-century popular culture is full of frivolous, ill-conceived, ambitious inventions, as well as clueless or venal inventors. But some of the best invention humor has its roots in the 1920s and 1930s. Why was this period prime time for satirical

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