“Bloody Mary” Mary I of England

When we think of a Bloody Mary, some of us may picture the spicy cocktail, the one containing vodka and tomato juice. Others may best know “Bloody Mary” from the ghostly folklore. You know the one: step in front of a mirror and chant her name repeatedly. Upon uttering her name three times – or…

Mary in the morning

Nothing’s quite as pretty As Mary in the morning When through the sleepy haze I see her lying there Soft as the rain That falls on summer flowers Warm as the sunlight Shining on her golden hair When I awake To see her there So close beside me I want to take Her in my…

Mütter Minute: Mary Lynch’s Skin

In July 1868 a 28-year old Irish immigrant named Mary Lynch entered Philadelphia General Hospital suffering from tuberculosis. Her family, thinking to supplement her bland hospital diet brought her pork and Bologna unfortunately the pork was tainted with trichinosis and on top of one wasting disease she came down with a second – encysted trichinosis….

Tragic Details About Music Legend Mary J. Blige

Ever since the ’90s, Mary J. Blige has made a living out of pouring her heart and soul into her music. But while the Grammy award-winning singer has proven she’s a multi-faceted talent, she’s also overcome a deeply dark past. This is the tragic story of Mary J. Blige. Growing up in Yonkers, New York…

A Reversed Retrogress: Mary Sibande

I’m looking at history and I want to distort it I want to turn it upside down I want to question it I want to punch it I want to, you know, love it. My name is Mary Sibande. I’m a visual artist from Johannesburg, South Africa. This work is titled ‘A Reversed Retrogress’. So…