“Girls—Are You Interested in a Job?” WPA poster, c. 1936. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
• The real (maybe?) Rosie the Riveter died. (New York Times)
• Drunk History is coming back, and one of their first guests will be Tiffany Haddish, talking about art historian Rose Valland. (Vulture)
• Sex ed in the medieval age: “Physicians saw too much sex as a real medical concern. Conventional wisdom held that several noblemen died of sexual excess. John of Gaunt, the fourteenth-century first duke of Lancaster, allegedly ‘died of putrefaction of his genitals and body, caused by the frequenting of women, for he was a great fornicator.’ ” (Aeon)
• A reporter in Alabama may have found the last ship known to bring slaves to America. (AL.com)
• From the archives: Ursula K. Le Guin talks about writing. “Don’t shove me into your damn pigeonhole, where I don’t fit, because I’m all over. My tentacles are coming out of the pigeonhole in all directions.” (The Paris Review)