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Cursed Knowledge

Cursed Knowledge

Cursed Knowledge #11: Locks of Love

By Harper Hunt | July 26, 2022 | 3 Comments

Locks of Love is one of the most well known and well regarded charities in America. But things aren’t always what they seem. Sometimes the smokescreen of common knowledge can obscure what’s really going on. So join me in a look behind the curtain at America’s most beloved charity.

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Cursed Knowledge #10: This Podcast Never Happened

By Harper Hunt | April 21, 2022 | 4 Comments

We’ve all fallen victim to a bad retcon at some point in our lives. It’s Sherlock Holmes coming back from the dead. It’s the reveal that an entire season of Dallas was only a dream. It’s the author changing their mind and trying to convince you that it’s all part of the plan. I don’t buy it. And neither should you.

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Cursed Knowledge #9: Cat Eyes, Full Ass, Can’t Smile

By Harper Hunt | March 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

We’ve all felt insecure about our looks at one point or another. Especially in our chronically online world where how you look can be your whole brand. So with plastic surgery rates on the rise, let’s peel back the layers of this industry and see how information (and lies) about procedures spread and examine the real price of beauty.

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Cursed Knowledge #8: Bad Publicity

By Harper Hunt | February 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Someone once said there’s no such thing as bad publicity. With all due respect, this person is an idiot. Publicity, both good and bad, can have major ramifications. Even if you don’t play a part in creating it.

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Cursed Knowledge #7: Birkin Bags

By Harper Hunt | January 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Birkin bags are one of the ultimate symbols of status. But how did that happen? And are they worth the hype?

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Cursed Knowledge #6: F*ck Almonds

By Harper Hunt | November 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Move over Hollywood! Almonds are one of the most lucrative and fastest growing industries in California. Unfortunately they’re not as good for us as you’d think.

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Cursed Knowledge #5: Hot Coffee

By Harper Hunt | September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

The McDonalds Hot Coffee lawsuit is the archetypal example of nonsense litigation. But there’s a lot more to the story than most people know.

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Cursed Knowledge #4: The Olympics

By Harper Hunt | August 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Olympic games are known as a time of triumph and glory. The truth is that a lot more work goes into creating and maintaining that narrative than you’d expect.

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Cursed Knowledge #3: The Molassacre

By Harper Hunt | July 26, 2021 | 4 Comments

The Boston Molassacre was one of the great tragedies of the early 20th century. So why isn’t it treated like one?

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Cursed Knowledge #2: Weinstein and the Oscars

By Harper Hunt | July 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Harvey Weinstein is a terrible person who did terrible things. But he doesn’t get nearly enough credit, or more accurately blame, for his role in destroying the integrity of the Academy Awards and fundamentally altering how Hollywood makes movies.

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