'Brief Histories of Everyday Objects' Ponders, What's Up With the Toothbrush?

'Brief Histories of Everyday Objects' Ponders, What's Up With the Toothbrush?

By Megan Volpert

In comic form, Brief Histories of Everyday Objects puts everyday objects under clever ideological scrutiny. 26 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

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