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Do you speak Swedish and like horror? If so, I can use your help! (Updated)

Update, 4 April 2014: A Swedish-speaking reader responded to this article and has agreed to read the book! Crowdsourcing works, folks! Hej! Talar du svenska (och engelska) och gillar att … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

Disappeared: Israel Smith, missing 6 years.

Sometime after March 10, 2008, a bit more than six years ago, something happened to Israel R. Smith of Wytheville, Virginia. It seems to have happened at home. And nobody … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

The tragic obsession that almost changed history: the Reagan assassination attempt.

Thirty-three years ago today, on March 30, 1981, mad gunman John Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and several others outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Reagan and his press … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Earth, “Mad Men” location: the Draper residence, 783 Park Avenue.

I love Mad Men, the AMC television series about ad execs in the 1960s. I love it. It may be the greatest show I’ve ever watched in my life, possibly even … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ghost railroad: the New York, Ontario & Western Railway.

Up in the forests and brambles of upstate New York, there’s a tangle of bike pathways, nature trails and ecological areas that mask an interesting historical secret. Where suburbanites bike … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

For God’s sake, sit down and lower your voice!: the death of moderate opinion.

It’s Friday evening and I’ve got another philosophical post for you. Yesterday I was browsing some of the political news sites I frequent–of which there are many–and came across this … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Metal for Friday: “Veil of Maya” by Cynic. [audio]

Cynic is, in my opinion, one of the great metal bands of all time, and their 1993 album Focus is one of the top five metal albums ever recorded. This song, “Veil … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

42 Historical Objects, No. 22: the Bamberg Bible.

In the mid-15th century, one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of human communication occurred in central Europe, in what’s now Germany. Johannes Gutenberg developed the printing press that … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spermatic Imagery in Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K:
On the 26th of March 1892, American poet Walt Whitman died in Camden, New Jersey, aged 72. A humanist, whose work…

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Retro Book Review: Sabotage (Choose Your Own Adventure).

At last! After two duds in a row, I’m finally able to recommend a really good Choose Your Own Adventure book. Sabotage, the maiden effort in the series by historical fiction … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 3 Comments
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