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Brainery-Recommended October Happenings

The leaves are changing, the air's getting crisp, there are apples to bob for, pumpkins to carve--fall has befallen us, and there are some pretty awesome and spooky events ahead.

Tuesday, October 14 - The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) presents Real Scary History at the Bedford. Learn about the history of coffins, the Salem Witch Trials, and little-known serial killers!

Monday, October 20 - October isn't just about...

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The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies: Drunk on History - March 5th

This month Society for the Advancement of Social Studies teams up with Urban Oyster Tours to bring you the history of booze!

Some of Urban Oyster's best tour guides enlighten us with a lecture on each of beer, wine, and whiskey. Plus the chance to win tickets to Urban Oyster’s new spring waterfront tour!

All the details:

Tuesday, March 5th
Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn
Doors at 7pm
Free, RSVP...

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Wishful Thinking: Corporate Sponsorship of Doomsday Cults

Tonight (Tuesday! January 3rd!) the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies is rearing its educationally boozy head at Public Assembly in Williamsburg - details here. Topic: The End of The World.

While 2012 and Nostradamus will make appearances, I'll personally be handling doomsday cults. Since I have a scant 20 minutes to tell you everthing you need to know, though, I figured I'd drop you a line here about the most important part...

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Get Ready for the End of the World at SASS, January 3!

This year, we finally have a good reason to avoid New Year's resolutions: the world's gonna end in a couple of months anyhow!

And to get this (last) year off to a festive/apocalyptic start, join us for January's meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies. You'll learn about Nostradamus' predictions, doomsday cults, and all about the Maya and their calendar. Not only will you leave better equipped for the end of the world, but...

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