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Women in Beer

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In 13th Century A.D, English “Brewsters” or “Alewives,” were women who made beer but often were not allowed to own taverns. Worse, if they were found guilty of serving “bad” beer, the sentence was flogging (going back to ancient times, alewives found cheating customers under the Code of Hammurabi were drowned in the river!). As Alan D. Eames points out “however, the license-holding husband bore …

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Lake of Fire… and I’m Not Talking About the Nirvana Song…

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In the Book of Revelation a lake of fire appears as a place of after-death punishment of the wicked. This film is gut wrenching. Absolutely painful. You’ll hear words like “butchers,” and it never feels less traumatic.

Some of the most prominent voices of this 2006 documentary, directed by Tony Kaye, are Noam Chomsky, Bill Baird and Flip Benham. The film is appropriately graphic and adds …

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