In 1987, a Florida building contractor faked a UFO encounter with a 9-inch pie plate spaceship. Why did so many people fall for it?
Because the way things are going, we need all the help we can get.
Here is a retrospective of what I think was my best work of 2019. Happy New Year!
The Christmas Truce, climate change, and the better angels of our nature: a Christmas Eve rumination.
How an impromptu cease-fire in World War I has implications for how we, as individuals and a society, can sometimes make better choices.
Trump's actions unquestionably reach the Constitutional standard of impeachment. History is very clear on this point.
On October 22, I'll be giving a live webinar on the historical background of one of the most important events of our time.
Spain has "portrayed" many landscapes from the past in Hollywood movies, including Russia, the Old West, and ancient Rome.
The classic film noir thriller, set in the Victorian era, leaves us a lot to think about in the present.
"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.
"The Wizard of Oz" premiered the very week before World War II began. In many ways it carries with it the lost innocence of its time.