“Good Friday doesn’t count THAT much, does it?”
As we saw in yesterday’s post, there are a surprising amount of Holidays that occur throughout America, ranging from “Well that’s just stupid” to “Oh I guess I’ve heard of that.” In honor of this week being the week of America’s fucking birthday, we’re continuing our five part feature on Holidays in America. Continuing onward…
Posted in America's Holidays
Tagged A Week of Holidays, America, Barack Obama, Casimir Pulaski Day, Clint Howard, Emancipation Day, Good Friday, Holidays, Illinois, Jesus, Juneteenth, Mad Anthony Wayne, Sufjan Stevens, Wisconsin
“Well listen here, pardner, she was just a stripper, she had no family, she can just disappear…”
~John “Marion” Wayne
In the classic song, “A Boy Named Sue,” Johnny Cash tells the story about a boy who had been given the unfortunate first name of “Sue” by a deadbeat father who he had never met. Throughout the course of this epic piece of American music, Cash describes how the boy named Sue was forced to fight his way through school, due to the ridicule he received for his name, until he grew up to be a hardened man who could take on anyone. Little did Johnny Cash know, but he was actually describing the story of another famous American who was born with a girl’s name.
That man would be Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. John Wayne.
This is the look of a man who has had sex with women he shares the same name with
Posted in The Best of the Rest
Tagged America, George Washington Carver, JFK, John F. Kennedy, John Wayne, Johnny Cash, Mad Anthony Wayne, Playboy, Richard Nixon, Stagecoach, Winterset Iowa, World War II