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Haunted by the Evil Eye? Grab the nearest phallus!

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How far have we come from those Greek and Roman beliefs and superstitions, a couple of millennia later? Instead of myths and appeasement ceremonies, we've elevated ghosts, vampires, and bloodsuckers of every gender to celebrity and Hollywood box office success on screens of every size. Furthermore, if San Francisco parades are any indication, we have yet to shake off our phasination with phalluses.


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These stories were originally published in Vicki Leon's nonfiction book, How to Mellify a Corpse. This book and her other recent titles are available for free sampling and purchase at www.vickileon.com. Author Leon also originated the Uppity Women in History series, her latest being 4000 Years of Uppity Women.

Managing Editor Meryl Ann Butler contributed to this article.

Two "Uppity Women" articles by Butler:

Uppity Women in History/Herstory: Interview with Author Vicki Leon

Announcing Uppity Women Wednesdays at OEN - with Two Revolutionary Matriots


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Vicki Leon, author of over 35 nonfiction books on women's history, ancient history, and travel, along with pictorial books for younger readers on wildlife and earth's fragile habitats, lives on the California coast but often returns to her favorite (more...)
 
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