Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Diagnosing the past. An epidemic of plagues. The medical imagination. The history of surgical gloves. The fight for Betty Boop’s soul. Demolishing the California dream. Teeth whitening in the Victorian Era. A forgotten soldier on a forgotten front. What we know about art and… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Nursing done in wild places. We can thank women for beer. What’s the definition of health? The Mental Patients Union, 1973. When televisions were radioactive. Drinking gold in 16th-century France. The true cost of the Louisiana Purchase. A history of restaurant food photography. Remembering… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Slavery and fashion. Good animals, bad humans? Why do we pledge allegiance? How art embraced nakedness. The poetry of Victorian science. Victorians and their magic lanterns. When slavery is erased from plantations. Why don’t more boys read Little Women? “The Yellow Wallpaper” and women’s pain…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Finding Hope. A history of the clitoris. A brief history of the RV. The hiphop archive at Harvard. Spreading the news of yellow fever. The origin of the word “quarantine.” The long history of the genderless “they.” A short history of America’s “tamale wars.”… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sinister hunger stones. Abandoning “addiction.” A history of supper clubs. A short history of terrible diets. How WWI transformed the art world. Nazi Germany as a travel destination. When was the earliest internet search? The ghosts of St. Joseph’s Catholic orphanage. Sex, religion, and… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news TV and the bomb. Exploring IQ tests in 1911. Van Gogh’s French asylum. The Birds and Bees in China. The gay history of British royals. The rare blue the Maya invented. Rediscovering a Founding Mother. New York City and the history of LSD. Charwomen… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Fear of a gay Batman. Tattooing in the Civil War. Tulsa’s crow-eating craze. WTF is “freedom feminism”? Airbrushing out Soviet History. A brief history of the tube sock. How makeup went mainstream. Sex, religion, and an anatomy text. The British Museum’s looting problem. The… Read more →

Rocky Mountain Racism

This past May at the Cannes Film Festival, Spike Lee screened his latest movie, BlacKkKlansman. The audience gave the film an extended standing ovation and Variety’s chief film critic, Peter Debruge, later wrote, “If D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation was ‘like writing history with lightning,’ as Woodrow Wilson described it way back in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Toddler formula? Brexit through the gift shop. A pictorial history of Nevada. Bad vibrations in public history. The magician who disappeared. The greatest upset in quiz show history. Edward Jenner and the happy immunity. 10 bullsh*t period myths throughout history. Being a Victorian librarian… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Um, Nope. A history of ketchup. Maxillofacial portraits of WWI. Homophobia in women’s sports. How racism gave rise to acupuncture. A history of diners that look like train cars. Rare photos of Frida Kahlo as a teenager. Three big ableist myths about Helen Keller…. Read more →