Clay Wirestone

Clay Wirestone is arts editor of the Concord Monitor, as well as a writer, designer, and cartoonist. His freelance articles have appeared in Mental Floss, Presstime, and the Yale Alumni magazines. He pops up regularly on public radio and has, improbably, contributed to the History Channel show Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy. Clay lives in Concord, N.H., with his husband, their son, and an arthritic dog. He's also started collecting View-Masters, for better or worse. His website is claywires.com.

History
The Mystery of the Missing Money
List
10 Senior Citizens Who Made Great Art
TV
11 Amazing Actors Who Appeared in Commercials
Music
5 Incredible Innovations by Dance Music Pioneer Tom Moulton
Movies
The Weird History of the "Ashcan Copy"
TV
5 Must-See Episodes of 'This is Your Life'
Science
What You Don’t Know About Your Wine and OJ
Animals
9 Animals That Can Live Longer Than You
Movies
11 Times When “Fake Shemps” Replaced Real Actors
List
5 Geniuses Who Renounced Their Work
Food
The Secret Lives of 4 Common Condiments
List
The Secret World of Sleep: 4 Weird Things About Catching Zs
List
11 Celebrated Artists Who Didn't Quit Their Day Jobs
List
5 Computers From the Days Before Computers
Books
5 Famous Books That Were Originally Self-Published
List
11 Famous Works of Art That Were Never Actually Completed
List
4 Comic Strips That Totally Reinvented Themselves
List
5 Legendary Art Trials
History
The History (and FlimFlam) of Tarot
List
3 Artists Who Were Really Bad at Their Art
Article
11 Times When “Fake Shemps” Replaced Real Actors
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