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When unreal worlds collapse: “Downfall” (Der Untergang), denial and disaster.

"Downfall," the classic German film about the collapse of the Nazi regime, has much to teach us about the dangers of living in unreal worlds.

By |2019-08-31T15:39:46-08:00September 2nd, 2019|History, Movies|7 Comments

Geography of hate: the places of racism in American history. [With Geolocations]

The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.

By |2019-08-04T14:15:12-08:00August 4th, 2019|Earth, Geography, History|1 Comment

Join my new class! Presidential Places History & Virtual Global Tour. [Note: Rescheduled]

Get an amazingly comprehensive view of American history by virtual-visiting important sites associated with all 45 U.S. Presidents, from Mt. Vernon to Trump Tower.

By |2019-03-24T01:58:00-08:00January 13th, 2019|Classes, History|0 Comments

The year in review: my best stuff of 2018.

Here's a run-down on what I think represents my best work of 2018: blog articles, classes, podcasts and videos. Best wishes in 2019!