On this Day in History in 1952: Date of the first Mad Magazine issue.
On this Day in History in 1926: A. A. Milne’s book “Winnie the Pooh” released.
There are those who seem to feel they have no choice about being jerks in the present because they had a crappy childhood. Well, that’s the definition of childhood; nobody gets out alive. You either get stronger from what you experience, or you turn it into a crutch, an excuse, a dodge.
J. Michael Straczynski