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Expired: Jess and the Mansplainers: A band of college profs led by a superhero expert | We The People

USA – Meet Jess McCall, a professor at Delaware Valley University, whose specialties include Shakespeare, superheroes, and rocking on the steel drums with her band, Jess and the Mansplainers.

  • On the sound of the steel drum: “It can take really harsh music and soften it,” McCall said. “So my parents don’t like Ozzy Osborne, but they do like Crazy Train on steel drums.”
  • Not all that glitters is gold: The words “I am no man” are tattooed between McCall’s shoulder blades. It’s what Eowyn says in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King before she stabs the the Witch King of Angmar through the head. “It’s such a gotcha moment,” McCall said. “Here you thought you knew the rules, but little did you know I was here this whole time.”Read more