As reported earlier, our very own Butch McBastard brought to light a satchel of papers and other miscellanea labeled, “Top Secret SpecGram Time Capsule, 1964
incriminating evidence proprietary information, we thought we would share another interesting SpecGram artifact.
Here is a photo of the fourteenth archival item, an editorial maté cup. Traditionally filled by interns as needed, the editorial maté cup is an integral part of the “friendship” rituals of the senior editors who, like academics everywhere, are required by long-
This thin veneer of civilization, made concrete by a shared beverage, is possibly all that stands between a functioning editorial board and The Lord of the Flies made real. There is also some speculation that sharing a maté straw facilitates the maintenance of a common viral and bacterial balance among the biomes of the various editors
More to come...